Is Python Dead?

Alex Martelli aleaxit at
Mon Jul 2 12:07:51 EDT 2001

"Alex Martelli" <aleaxit at> 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".
> > >
> > >
> >
> > 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
> 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  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.


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