[plt-scheme] PLT and Database access

From: David J. Neu (djneu at att.net)
Date: Fri May 27 12:57:38 EDT 2005

For MySQL, David Van Horn has an API which can be found at

For PostgreSQL, you can try (shameless self plug) Scheme-PG,
http://scheme-pg.sourceforge.net/.  We use it everyday.


On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 04:59:39PM -0700, nishad at ptolemy.tlg.uci.edu wrote:
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> What are people in the PLT world using to talk to databases like MySQL
> and Postgres?  
> I know what the standard recommendations are, but I want to hear from
> someone who actually does this.  I keep trying and running into
> bizarre problems that are well beyond my abilty to debug.  I posted a
> fairly serious bug on SchemeQL's sourceforge site last month, but it
> doesn't seem to have been noticed--I don't know if the package is
> actively maintained any more.
> I've run into another one today that may be in SrPersist, where it
> stops returning results after an arbitrary number of queries, until I
> restart the program.  I don't want to sink any more time into these
> packages if there are better ones out there (at least, "better" in the
> sense that they don't require me to open the hood and tinker).
> I'd love to hear of something that simply *works*; failing that, I'd
> like to know of any real experiences with any other packages.  There
> must be *some* success stories out there...?
> Cheers,
> nishad
> -- 
> "Things ain't been the same since the blues walked into town."
>                                                 -- Larry Love

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