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Re: [Chicken-users] DBI

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] DBI
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 10:11:24 +0100
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On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 02:27:36PM -0800, Vincent Manis wrote:
> On 2008 Feb 27, at 13:27, Graham Fawcett wrote:
> > At the driver level, LOBs are often handled with a stream-based
> > interface. For an LOB, I'd suggest representing it with a a thunk
> > which, when evaluated, returns an input stream, Chicken blob or a
> > string. That would allow you to inspect the other column values before
> > deciding whether to evaluate the LOB.
> +1. -- vincent

I assume with "input stream" you mean "input port"?  (With "stream", I
think of SRFI-40/41)

In that case, +1.

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