[racket] db library in core

From: gonzalo diethelm (gdiethelm at dcv.cl)
Date: Fri Aug 26 09:55:14 EDT 2011

> The database library formerly known as (planet ryanc/db) has now moved
> into the core as the db collection. Here's the description from the old
> package blurb:

Thanks Ryan, this is good news.

>    This library provides a high-level, functional interface to
>    PostgreSQL, MySQL, and SQLite databases as well as ODBC data
>    sources.  PostgreSQL and MySQL support is implemented in pure
>    Racket.  The optional SQLite and ODBC support requires the
>    appropriate native client libraries.

Are you saying that access to PostgreSQL and MySQL DBs runs without having any native client libraries installed? If this is correct, did you re-implement in Racket the network protocol used to access these DBs?

Best regards.

Gonzalo Diethelm

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