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Re: Squile resurrected

From: Peter C. Norton
Subject: Re: Squile resurrected
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 06:24:46 -0800
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Its a bad name unless you have as a design goal a general sql interface.  I
would, for instance, like to see gnome-db wrapped by guile and have that
called guile-sql (and I don't mean the gui part, but the bits that do the
database connectivity and querying).


On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 08:20:25AM -0500, Dave Lambert wrote:
> Squile is, to quote from the README:
>         Squile is a module for guile that allows guile to interact
>         with sql databases.  The guile interface is very simple, but
>         (I hope) also powerful.  There are only three commands:
>         sql-create, sql-query, and sql-destroy.
>         At this point, squile supports the MySQL and PostgreSQL
>         engines, but the API is very easy, so adding more engines
>         shouldn't be difficult.
> Jorgen Schaefer (<address@hidden>), the previous maintainer, no
> longer has time to devote to Squile's care and feeding, and has kindly
> handed the task over to me.
> It's my intention to make the source available at
> Before I do that, though, I'd like to change the name (`Squile' is
> cute, but uninformative) to `guile-sql'.  I'd like to know if
> `guile-sql' is reserved for some other package, or if it's a bad idea
> for other reasons.
> Dave
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The 5 year plan:
In five years we'll make up another plan.
Or just re-use this one.

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