[Q] Databases -- Gadfly vs Metakit vs SQLite

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Tue Mar 18 13:04:40 CET 2003

tweedgeezer at hotmail.com (Jeremy Fincher) writes:

> "David LeBlanc" <whisper at oz.net> wrote in message news:<mailman.1047939260.12895.python-list at python.org>...
> > There has been discussion on python-dev about merging the python only
> > version (no C coded kjbuckets) of Gadfly into the next distro of Python
> > (2.3), but I don't recall what was decided.
> I believe they decide it was better off left as an external package,
> since most people don't expect that "Batteries included" means "SQL
> database included."

And because the developers don't want to be landed with maintaining a
large wodge of code they don't understand.


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  rumor has, however, gotten a little out of hand. :)
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