Is Python Dead?

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 2 18:07:51 CEST 2001


"Alex Martelli" <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote in message news:...
    ...
> > > > The only other time is when I must work with dBase tables... but I
> would
> > > > hardly typify that as not being "good database support".
> > >
> > > http://www.stud.ifi.uio.no/~larsga/download/python/
> >
> > I can't get this URL to work... I am getting Forbidden errors.
>
> Darn, it's giving forbidden errors to me too, right now, it worked
> the other day.  I haven't tried it, but maybe http://www.fiby.at/dbfpy.tgz
> may help you -- or perhaps the idea of using ODBC (or ADO/OleDB, etc)
> to access the dBase files remains better.

Oh, and, what about http://sourceforge.net/projects/xdb/?  Now
renamed to XBase, I'm told, but apparently the URL still has
XDB in it.  Haven't checked it, but they claim support for C++,
Perl and Python.


Alex






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