[Python-3000] [Python-Dev] No beta2 tonight

Josiah Carlson josiah.carlson at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 21:15:42 CEST 2008

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Fred Drake <fdrake at acm.org> wrote:
> On Jul 18, 2008, at 1:45 PM, Josiah Carlson wrote:
>> It's entirely possible that I know very little about what was being
>> made available via the bsddb module, but to match the API of what is
>> included in the documentation (plus the dictionary interface that it
>> supports) shouldn't be terribly difficult.
> It's also entirely possible that the API isn't interesting if you don't
> support existing databases, for many applications.

I see where the confusion was.  I'm not suggesting that someone write
a new bsddb module, I'm suggesting that we can provide something
called, perhaps, on_disk_dictionary, which offers the behavior of
bsddb, without using bsddb anywhere, or supporting bsddb files.

 - Josiah

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