Python evolution: Unease

David Fraser davidf at
Fri Jan 7 01:31:08 EST 2005

Alex Martelli wrote:
> Carlos Ribeiro <carribeiro at> wrote:
>    ...
>>wish I could simply plug & play DBAPI modules in a totally seamlessly
>>way. Anyone who tried know how far are we of this dream.
> If you manage to get there, you'll start fighting against the different
> dialects of SQL supported by the various back-ends, as is well known by
> anybody who tried, say, ODBC or ADO, which do manage good plug&play of
> their components but still can't solve the real hard one:-(

I've found I can get by nicely by just supporting stock standard bottom 
end SQL and not using any database-specific features. Just requires a 
little wrapper code for some functions


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