[Grok-dev] Re: STORM howto

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Sun Mar 16 08:19:06 EDT 2008

Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Martijn Faassen wrote:
>> Cool to see so much work going on. Is one of those libraries just a 
>> Python library that integrates schemas with SQLAlchemy, or is this all 
>> mixed with other stuff?
> I'm pretty sure collective.tin and collective.mercury are intended to be 
> standalone. collective.rope, from what I understand, has Archetypes 
> integration so maybe that's not so interesting.
> collective.lead, as I said, is just about Zope transaction integration 
> and about being able to say:
>  db = getUtility(IDatabase, name=u"mydb")
> and then be able to execute SQLAlchemy ORM and SQL commands on that 
> object. It should work in plain Zope 3 (it depends on zope.interface and 
> ZODB3, from what I recall).

Interesting, so now there's z3c.zalchemy, z3c.sqlalchemy and 
collective.lead which all aim to offer the same thing here. I'm curious 
to hear what lead (heh, pun) to collective.lead, given that at least 
z3c.zalchemy must already have been around.



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