[DB-SIG] paramstyles (mysql string length?)

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Wed Apr 19 16:20:53 CEST 2006

Carsten Haese wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 08:24, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> I've found the qmark style to be sufficient for everything
> I agree. Considering that many modules already support qmark, and those
> that currently use 'format'/'pyformat' would have to move to something
> else if these are dropped, I'd like to suggest that supporting 'qmark'
> style should become a required feature. Modules would be free to also
> implement 'named' and/or 'numeric', but supporting 'qmark' should be
> mandatory.

I'm not sure whether that's easily possible for database modules
which rely on different marker mechanisms, e.g. some modules
probably use the implicit type information in the pyformat style
to find out which method to use for binding variables.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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