ANN: mxODBC Package - Version 1.1.1

M.-A. Lemburg mal at lemburg.com
Fri Jun 11 11:22:24 CEST 1999


ANNOUNCING:

                      mxODBC Version 1.1.1

          A Python Extension Package providing a generic
                Interface to ODBC 2.x API compliant                    
                    Database Drivers or Managers


WHAT IT IS:

mxODBC is an extension package that provides a Python Database
API compliant interface to ODBC 2.x capable database drivers
and managers. In addition to the capabilities provided through
the standard API it also provides a rich set of catalog methods
that allow you to scan the database for tables, procedures, etc.
Furthermore, it uses the mxDateTime package for date/time value
interfacing eliminating most of the problems these types normally
introduce.

mxODBC is known to work with Adabas, MySQL, iODBC Unix ODBC Manager,
Solid, Sybase, OpenLink and Intersolv/Merant ODBC drivers, Oracle/NT,
EasySofts ODBC-ODBC bridge and the Windows ODBC Manager.
This covers pretty much the whole range of well known relational
database engines and gives you all the connectivity you'll need for
doing great database work in Python.

WHAT'S NEW ?

The 1.1.1 version fixes a few small bugs with Solid and Access
and includes an improved test script that allows checking the
database connection as well as the database's capabilities.

The subpackages for EasySoft, MySQL and iODBC were updated
to the latest available versions of the drivers/managers.

Some helper functions for pretty printing result sets have
also made their way into the package.

WHERE CAN I GET IT ?

The full documentation and instructions for downloading and
installing can be found at:

        http://starship.skyport.net/~lemburg/mxODBC.html

The mxDateTime package needed for mxODBC can be found at:

        http://starship.skyport.net/~lemburg/mxDateTime.html

WHAT DOES IT COST ?

mxODBC comes with a slightly modified Python-style license:
Usage is free for non-commercial and commercial internal use.
Redistribution of the package in commercial products requires a
separate license and will only be free if the product itself is
free.

Detailed license information is available at:

        http://starship.skyport.net/~lemburg/mxODBC-License.html

WHERE CAN I GET SUPPORT ?

I am offering commercial support for this package through
Python Professional Services Inc. (http://www.pythonpros.com).
Look on their support pages for details or contact me directly.

REFERENCE:

<P><A HREF="http://starship.skyport.net/~lemburg/mxODBC.html>
mxODBC 1.1.1</A> - ODBC Interface. (11-Jun-1999)

-- 
Marc-Andre Lemburg
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