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Subject: Re: [boost] [rdb] Uploaded 0.0.07
From: OvermindDL1 (overminddl1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-24 18:36:37

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 4:22 PM, Jean-Louis Leroy <jl_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I still say a Boost.RDB should be modeled after Python's SQLAlchemy
>> library, such a wonderful design after using it for a year, and it
>> optimizes your SQL for the underlying DB (so some may use joins, some
>> may use other things, etc... whatever is best for the DB).
> After having a look at SQLAlchemy, I have the impression that what I am
> working on is just a tiny part of it, namely what is described here :
> The goal of this lib is not ORM or anything, it merely tries to make it
> possible to talk to the database with fine control over the sql, and in a
> typesafe manner at that (something Python doesn't care about). It's just
> "embedded SQL done in C++". If it makes decisions behing your back, then
> it's missing its goal.
> Later higher-level tools - among them ORMs - can be built upon it. That is
> my initial goal in fact - build an ORM.

Ah, useful. :)

For note, Python is strongly-typed, have to be correct about what you
send to the DB with regards to types, if you send an int to a string
column, or a string to an int, or whatever, it will throw an

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