[Mono-list] .NET version 1.1 and 2.0
23 Jul 2002 18:37:31 +0200
On Thu, 2002-07-18 at 20:02, Guenther Roith wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rodrigo Moya" <email@example.com>
> To: "Miguel de Icaza" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: "Marsh, Drew" <email@example.com>; "Mono List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, July 18, 2002 7:14 PM
> Subject: RE: [Mono-list] .NET version 1.1 and 2.0
> > On Tue, 2002-07-16 at 22:18, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > > * ADO.NET: The database guys should chime in with their
> > > comments, I am not a DB person, and I am passing along what
> > > people who have built these systems before told me.
> > >
> > the biggest problem in ADO.NET I see myself is the impossibility of using
> it as
> > a generic database access layer. That is, to create a connection, you have
> > know in advance the DB server/API you are going to use, which is ok for
> > cases but not for generic database access.
> > What I miss is something along the way the driver manager in JDBC, which
> > to activate a driver via an identifier:
> I've not looked at it, but does this http://abstractadonet.sourceforge.net/
it might yes, although I haven't looked at it myself too much. It would
be a good idea to come up with some classes for doing the abstraction,
and then, once they're good enough, try to put them on the standard, or,
if that's not possible, have them in the Mono.* namespace.
Once I get my DSL line back again, I'll look at this.
Rodrigo Moya <email@example.com>