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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-07 17:00:10

james.jones_at_[hidden] wrote:
> From: Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
>> Austin Bingham wrote:
>>> Or how about Boost.Database, following the lead of Boost.Filesystem? They
>>> both do the same kind of thing.
>> Boost.Database seems exactly right to me.

Unfortunately there's already an abandoned Boost.Database in the sandbox -- so
that might be confusing.

> It's an improvement on SOCI or DAL, but it doesn't quite work for me.
> I can imagine thinking that this might be a database library more like
> Sleepycat or cdb rather than an interface to backend databases.

How about database access abbreviated to dba -- hmm that kinda has a nice ring :-)

> What about BDBC - Boost Database Connectivity? (Which intentionally mirrors ODBC...)
> The mascot can be Twiki from Buck Rogers. :) BDBDBDBDBDB...C

I'm sorry to say that I got this joke. But really BDBC is an awful mouthful.
..dbc might be ok.


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