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
|purpose.

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
bit better.

Yours, Lulu...

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