Is python good for making database work short?
Lulu of the Lotus-Eaters
mertz at gnosis.cx
Thu Jun 19 05:57:13 CEST 2003
Paul McNett <p at ulmcnett.com> wrote previously:
|FoxPro shines at manipulating data. There is no finer tool for that
Well... there *is* a finer tool: Clipper :-). But those are pretty
close, both being xBase dialects. However, Clipper besides having a
moderately better syntax, also has a multi-platform Free Software
implementation called Harbour.
That said, I still like Python better. It may not be *quite* as agile
at manipulating relational tables, but for most everything else it's a
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