newbie dbase dataaccess

Georg Hammerbacher don.limpio at
Fri Apr 28 16:16:38 CEST 2000

Hello Anders,

thanks for your guess.

The thing inside my head is to write an adressmanager
- which is the *central* adressbook
- who works under Windows and Linux
- has an GUI Interface
this are the features for the beginning.

my dream is (under the GPL licence), to expand this piece of software and
integrate the good Features of MS-Outlook and Lotus Organizer. (comments are

I´ve found "gadfly" for databasing. Is it really so good as it seems??


Anders M Eriksson <anders.eriksson at> schrieb in im
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> On Thu, 27 Apr 2000 11:40:46 +0200, "Georg Hammerbacher"
> <don.limpio at> wrote:
> >Hello everybody,
> >
> Hello Georg!
> >I´m just new in programming Python and now I want to make my own personal
> >adressmanager with a simple dBase-file.
> >How can I get access to it or where can I find more info´s about using
> >dbase-files within Python?
> >
> First: Why do you want to use dBASE as the database format?
> I haven't found any good dBASE interface for Python. So if you want to
> use the dBASE format you need to use ODBC and then you hopefully are
> on a computer that runs unders Windows NT/98.
> If you don't NEED to use dBASE then look at
> here you will find alot of info
> about how to use Python for accessing databases....
> // Anders

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