"Pure Python" MySQL module like Net::MySQL
gh at ghaering.de
Sun Jul 20 15:09:02 CEST 2003
> I did some googling, and found that there doesn't seem to be a pure
> python MySQL communication module. There is one for perl however,
Does it implement the MySQL wire protocol in pure Perl, without linking
to libmysql? Sure that's possible in Python.
> I was wondering if there was a specific reason why something
> similar hasn't been implemented in Python,
Nobody needed it badly enough.
> a limitation of the language or libraries perhaps?
> I briefly scanned through the perl source for
> Net::MySQL, and there doesn't seem to be anything that couldn't be done
> in Python, but I'm a fresh convert from perl land and I don't much
> beyond the basics of Python yet.
Is there any particular reason why you'd need such a beast instead of
just using MySQLdb?
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