[database-devel] Welcome to database-devel!
greg at gregweber.info
Mon May 7 15:56:39 CEST 2012
I worked with a student to lay out a vision for type-safe database
access in a GSoC proposal .
I have little interest in the SQL variant at the moment, but plan on
making a MongoDB version when I get a free weekend, which may not be
until after I am done mentoring GSoC projects.
On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 3:03 AM, Leon Smith <leon.p.smith at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought I should break the ice here; we currently have 22 subscribers,
> with names I recognize from acid-state, mysql-simple, postgresql-simple,
> hssqlppp, persistent, and even PostgreSQL itself. If I've missed
> anything relevant here, please speak up.
> So the goal of this list is to help improve the state of database
> programming in Haskell; I'm not picky about particular topics as long as
> they are of reasonable quality and relevant to database programming and
> Haskell. This could be implementing a database in Haskell itself (like
> acid-state), to interacting with traditional RDBMSes or newer NoSQL
> My personal interest at the moment primarily lies at coming up with a good
> mid-level interface to RDBMSes along the lines of the -simple libraries,
> but I also have interest in an auto-pipelining client library for
> PostgreSQL, which involves some very low-level details of the PostgreSQL
> frontend/backend protocol. I'm also interested in higher-level
> abstractions for dealing with relational databases in general, but I really
> don't have well-formed opinions on how this should be done.
> Also while SQL can be cool, it hides that coolness under a lot of syntactic
> (and some semantic) ugliness; I often wish for a simpler, saner syntax,
> replacing NULL with algebraic data types, and a richer attribute types,
> especially relationally valued attributes.
> So what you interested in?
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