[DB-SIG] Some obscurity with paramstyle

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Mon Jul 18 09:36:28 CEST 2011

Michael Bayer wrote:
> On Jul 17, 2011, at 1:52 AM, Vernon Cole wrote:
>> 2) some major applications (e.g. django) assume %s format.
>> But I am +1 for the idea anyway.
> But not all DBAPIs support %s format, do you mean that Django assumes %s format for those DBAPIs that are known to do so ?   Shouldn't they be at least using .paramstyle to determine that ?
> Is there a path to changes being made in the DBAPI?   i.e. would there be a DBAPI 3 ?  

Yes, such changes would have to go into a DB API 3.

See http://ep2011.europython.eu/conference/talks/introduction-to-python-database-programming
for some other things I'd like to see in DBAPI 3.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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