[Python-ideas] Official MySQL module

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Sat Mar 9 00:54:35 CET 2013

2013/3/9 Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>

> 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.

Not with PyMySQL which directly implements the MySQL protocol,
on top of socket and ssl modules.
Not as nice a an official C API, though.

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc
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