dominic.steinitz at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Jan 17 09:41:33 EST 2004
In the end, the HSQL toolkit provided enough so I didn't do anything
further. It's good news that the HaskellDB project is being revived.
> Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 14:53:12 -0800 (PST)
> From: Christopher Milton <cmiltonperl at yahoo.com>
> To: libraries at haskell.org
> Subject: Re: Database interfaces?
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> --- Daan Leijen <daanleijen at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > On Tue, 13 Jan 2004 19:01:41 -0800 (PST), Christopher Milton
> > <cmiltonperl at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > What happened to the Haskell database interfaces project?
> > Hi Christopher,
> > I don't know exactly what the "Haskell database interfaces project" is,
> > here are some developments that you might want to know about:
> Dominic Steinitz was leading an effort back in Jan/Feb 2003, but it seemed
> to fizzle out, or at least I never heard about it again.
> > 1) Krasimir Angelov's HSQL toolkit provides (untyped) access to ODBC,
> > and
> > PostgresSQL databases. It doesn't return meta information yet.
> > <http://htoolkit.sourceforge.net/>
> > 2) wxHaskell has extensive ODBC support (but only tested on windows as
> > also untyped but with meta-information.
> > <http://wxhaskell.sourceforge.net/doc/Graphics.UI.WXCore.Db.html>
> > 3) Haskell/DB is being revived to provide typed access to databases.
> > is a student project at Chalmers. You can reach them at
> > <dp03-7 at mdstud.chalmers.se>, and I think it was Anders Höckersten
> > is doing it?
> > Now that Haskell has functional dependencies, you can mimick just
> > of TREX with nested cartesian products to use HaskellDB without
> > I think they use HSQL for the low-level access :-( (that is meant
> > funny:-)
> Typed access, that's exactly it. I'll have to contact the folks at
> Thank you.
> Christopher Milton
> cmiltonperl at yahoo.com
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