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From: Prashant Thakre (prashant.thakre_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-15 13:04:32

On 15/03/07, Jeff Garland <jeff_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Careful what you ask for ;-) It's been my dream for a couple years now to try
> and get all the folks interested in db access to work together to get a Boost
> library and then subsequently a standards proposal completed. I don't think
> my cajoling has led to anything of substance -- various folks have their own
> solutions they are happy with: DTL, OTL, native interfaces, whatever. The
> problem with this lack of standard in C++ is that since the efforts are
> divergent, there's not enough critical mass to build tools around any of the
> API's: which is frankly where, in my view, Java, Ruby, etc get much of their
> productivity advantages w.r.t. database access over C++.

  We do have a C++ database abstraction layer which supports
Oracle(OCI) /DB2 (CLI) /SQL Server(OLEDB) on various platforms(
Solaris, AIX, Windows and HP-UX) and is in use for more than 5 years.
I would like to contribute to this effort.

> Jeff

Prashant Thakre

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