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- Subject: Re: Lua and databases
- From: David Jeske <jeske@...>
- Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 11:31:36 -0800
On Tue, Dec 15, 1998 at 04:51:37PM -0200, Steve Dekorte wrote:
> 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?
ODBC is the most standardized C level database API. However, every
database has some proprotary operations that you may need to code for
also. ODBC standardizes the 'connection' to a database by making you
setup the database specific connection information and give it a
logical name. However, you will still write DB specific code to do DB
David Jeske (N9LCA) + http://www.chat.net/~jeske/ + firstname.lastname@example.org