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RE: Sesame 1.0 released!

From: Jeen Broekstra <jeen@aduna.biz>
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 21:47:40 +0100
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: sesame-interest@lists.sourceforge.net, www-rdf-interest@w3.org, Swap@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de, ontoweb-list@informatik.uibk.ac.at
Message-Id: <1080247659.9127.3.camel@dilbert>

On Thu, 2004-03-25 at 17:58, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> Is there any reason why Sesame doesn't use JDBC or ODBC for its SQL backend
> connectivity? I struggle to see the value is scoping this strictly to Oracle
> or MySQL when this product should be DBMS agnostic.

Ah, but Sesame does use JDBC connectivity. There is a generic RDBMS
implementation available that is as agnostic to specific DBMS products
as is possible. However, SQL is a standard that comes in eh... several
flavours. Therefore product-specific specializations are implemented for
Oracle, Postgres and MySQL.

Jeen
Received on Thursday, 25 March 2004 15:47:57 UTC

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