Fwd: [plt-scheme] oracle driver for PLT?

From: David Storrs (david.storrs at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Sep 22 21:11:44 EDT 2009

Mistakenly only sent to YC.


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From: David Storrs <david.storrs at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 9:10 PM
Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] oracle driver for PLT?
To: YC <yinso.chen at gmail.com>

On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 5:09 PM, YC <yinso.chen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Sigrid,
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 11:20 AM, keydana at gmx.de <keydana at gmx.de> wrote:

> That being said - an Oracle driver might or might not be "immediately"
> useful to many people - for the obvious reason that Oracle costs a lot and
> not as easy to obtain (you have access, apparently).

Actually, Oracle has a free, albeit limited version:

Per Wikipedia:

"Oracle Express Edition (Oracle XE)
An addition to the Oracle database product family (beta version
released in 2005, production version released in February 2006),
offers a free version of the Oracle RDBMS, but one limited to 4 GB of
user data and to 1 GB of RAM (SGA+PGA). XE will use no more than one
CPU and lacks an internal JVM. XE runs only released on Windows and on
Linux, not on AIX, Solaris, HP-UX and the other operating systems
available for other editions."

Downloads here:


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