From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-04-07 14:41:13
On 4/7/20 3:20 AM, Richard Hodges via Boost wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Apr 2020 at 05:18, Robert Ramey via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>
>> I'm going to come down on the side of those who suggest that you
>> consider other database systems besides mysql.
>> One suggestion for you: Think BIG!!!
> I respectfully disagree, not in intent but in execution.
> There is certainly room, and a need (IMHO) for a Universal Async-enabled
> Database Client library in Boost. We are in full agreement there.
> But I would argue that such a library ought to be built on the foundations
> provided by single-domain libraries maintained by people to
> understand those domains extremely well.
> The hypothetical 'Boost.UniversalDataBaseClient' library could define
> concepts to which the implementations in (say) 'Boost.MySql' is invited to
> In this way, someone who is familiar with (say) Postgress or SQLite can
> easily bring a new implementation to the table.
I think that is what I was trying to suggest.
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