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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.SQL?
From: Roland Bock (rbock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-14 11:29:10

On 09/14/2010 05:20 PM, Dominique Devienne wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 9:38 AM, Roland Bock<rbock_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I would have assumed one year minimum before it comes even close. And I am
>> pretty sure I could not cover all aspects all on my own (e.g. OS, DBS, compiler).
> You sound motivated, and from your other answers farther along that
> you initially let out. Given that it's a subject of interest to me,
> I'd gladly have a closer look once it's available somewhere. As far as
> back-ends, I have experience with SQLite and Oracle OCI.
I'll let you know :-)

> Talking about Oracle too, what about "Object-Relational" support? This
> support is mandatory I believe to get into XMLType and all the Oracle
> Spatial "datatypes". In my experience, you can't wrap / automate
> everything, and you need to leave the door open for raw access to the
> underlying API to communicate directly with the back-end "natively".
> My $0.02. --DD

Yes, the library would have to offer several back doors. There is just
no way to cover all, I guess.

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