[DB-SIG] SQLObject 2.0

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Sat Dec 20 19:20:19 CET 2014


Hello!

I'm pleased to announce version 2.0.0, the first stable release of branch
2.0 of SQLObject.


What's new in SQLObject
=======================

Features & Interface
--------------------

* DateTimeCol and TimeCol can read and write values with microseconds.

  WARNING: microseconds are supported by MariaDB since version 5.3.0 and
  by MySQL since version 5.6.4, and even these versions require special
  handling: columns to store microseconds have to be declared with
  precision 6: TIME(6), DATETIME(6), TIMESTAMP(6). SQLObject does the
  right thing when creating a new database but existing databases have
  to be changed: run something like
  ``ALTER TABLE name MODIFY COLUMN col TIME(6)`` for every column that
  you want to store microseconds.

  WARNING: backward compatibility problem! Date/Time columns created
  with microseconds cannot be read back from SQLite databases (and
  perhaps other backends) with versions of SQLObject older than 1.7.

Minor features
--------------

* PostgresConnection, when used with fromDatabase=True, sets alternateID
  for unique columns.

* Extend sdist: include everything (even generated html)
  into source distribution.

* Extend setup.py: include docs and tests into the egg.

Development
-----------

* Development was switched from Subversion to git.

Documentation
-------------

* Old news were restored back to version 0.2.1.

* News.txt was split into 5 small files.

Contributors for this release are Andrew Trusty and Jared Jennings.

For a more complete list, please see the news:
http://sqlobject.org/News.html


What is SQLObject
=================

SQLObject is an object-relational mapper.  Your database tables are described
as classes, and rows are instances of those classes.  SQLObject is meant to be
easy to use and quick to get started with.

SQLObject supports a number of backends: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite,
Firebird, Sybase, MSSQL and MaxDB (also known as SAPDB).

Python 2.6 or 2.7 is required.


Where is SQLObject
==================

Site:
http://sqlobject.org

Development:
http://sqlobject.org/devel/

Mailing list:
https://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/sqlobject-discuss

Archives:
http://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.python.sqlobject

Download:
https://pypi.python.org/pypi/SQLObject/2.0.0

News and changes:
http://sqlobject.org/News.html

Oleg.
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     Oleg Broytman            http://phdru.name/            phd at phdru.name
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.


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