[Python-ideas] Official MySQL module

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Mar 9 00:15:57 CET 2013

Eric V. Smith wrote:
> It's client/server: do we really need
> to include the server in order to supply the client? We include nntplib,
> with no server. We include webbrowser, but no web browser. imaplib, but
> no imap server. Etc.

Those client modules are self-contained, though. Database
client modules usually rely on a C component that comes
with the database and gets updated on the database's
release schedule rather than Python's.


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