[racket] db library in core

From: gonzalo diethelm (gdiethelm at dcv.cl)
Date: Sat Aug 27 16:43:02 EDT 2011

> > 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.

Wow. I didn't even know those protocols where documented. But this is also a minor "flaw" in your approach: it is not usable for other DBs (especially commercial ones), so you will have to have the native client libraries around in order to implement access from Racket. So in some cases you are implementing a network protocol, in others you are calling a native client library.

Of course, this is all from my armchair... Kudos on your excellent work!
> Ryan

Gonzalo Diethelm
DCV Chile

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