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Re: PATCH [0/12]: Guile-DBI and Guile-DBD-Postgres

From: Linas Vepstas
Subject: Re: PATCH [0/12]: Guile-DBI and Guile-DBD-Postgres
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2008 19:19:50 -0500

2008/9/19 Greg Troxel <address@hidden>:
> guile-pg has really nice support for converting postgresql types to and
> From scheme types,

? I would be surprised if any database interface returned a
string, when the database column was declared an int,
so I don't quite understand this ...

> and you can register custom converters.

This could be interesting. Different databases have all
sorts of crazy column formats (23 different types of dates,
money amounts, "binary large objects" etc),  and clearly
guile-dbi doesn't have this.  Its a fairly small/low-brow

> have the impression that it's implementation is tied to pg.

I didn't even look at guile-pg, because I know that some of
the users of my code will insist on mysql.  So I had to be


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