[racket] db library in core

From: Ryan Culpepper (ryan at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Fri Aug 26 13:33:04 EDT 2011

On 08/26/2011 07:55 AM, gonzalo diethelm wrote:
>> 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?

Yes to both.


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