[DB-SIG] API 3.0 limiting paramstyle to ['named', 'qmark'] is okay. ('format' is not desirable)

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Fri May 17 12:42:48 CEST 2013

On 17.05.2013 12:09, Vernon D. Cole wrote:
> I short time ago I commented to this forum that the 'format' paramstyle was
> important to keep, because of widespread use, citing django as an example.
> I have taken the question to the django developers group and received a
> response that they don't really like the 'format' paramstyle and would be
> happy to have a reason to change.
> I therefor rescind my previous objection.

psychopg2 uses the 'format' paramstyle and while I agree that
it has issues, I think the existing code base using
it is large enough that we cannot easily remove that
paramstyle :-(

I'd love to hear what Daniele thinks about this.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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