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- Subject: Re: Lua and databases
- From: Steve Dekorte <steve@...>
- Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 10:51:38 -0800
Bennett Todd <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> (3) Provide a thin ``database-independant'' shim layer on top, that talks to
> database-specific layers below.
> That third point, the idea behind Perl's DBI/DBD system, makes it much easier
> to write code against one database management system, then port it to another;
> it should also support running database queries against multiple database
> systems simultaneously. It'd be good to look over the docs to perl's DBI, as
> that went through some years of evolution to reach its current state.
All these different "scripting" languages need to talk to databases.
Hasn't a common C API for doing this come about so they can all just
link to the same C libs?