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From: Jens Maurer (Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-02 00:08:58

Corwin Joy wrote:
> Michael Gradman and myself have put together a library which abstracts
> database operations into an STL type interface. The design that we have put
> together is a collection of input and output iterators to represent common
> operations such as SELECT (input), UPDATE, INSERT, DELTE (output) as well as
> containers which can be used to abstract entire tables. We've had a number
> of our users suggest that we consider submitting this library to boost, and
> I believe it to be the case that what we have done would be 'boost-able' in
> that it is not too far away from the boost library requirements (licence,
> portability, design, etc.).

Sounds appropriate for boost.

Please have a look at OTL as well

I don't like its compile-time back-end dispatch, though.
For a boost library, a flexible back-end (other than ODBC) appears
to be important. At least it is for me.

Jens Maurer

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