ANNOUNCE: xsdb -- the eXtremely Simple Database goes alpha

A.M. Kuchling amk at amk.ca
Wed Dec 10 18:05:13 CET 2003


On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 10:10:44 -0500, 
	Istvan Albert <ZZZ-ialbert-ZZZ at mailblocks-ZZZ.com-ZZZ> wrote:
>> The xsdb package is implemented in Python, and the server mode requires 
>> stackless python.
> Why?

Probably because Stackless made it easier to write the server without
having to wrestle an async socket library such as Medusa or Twisted.

> IMHO this sort of limitations severely reduce any
> project's potential.

Yeah, but it's his code, so he can do whatever he likes. 

Sheesh, Aaron announces a database system that looks really spiffy from the
examples, like ZODB without the pain of ExtensionClass, and the first two
responses are griping about one aspect of it.  Sometimes folks don't know
when they're well-off.  (Now if only he'd released it before I wrote the
PyCon proposal tracker using PostgreSQL...)

--amk




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