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April 10th, 2007, 05:05 PM
I have a few questions about Python. I have a feeling I know who is going to answer...

I do not have an internet connection at home, so downloading tools is not feasible.

My questions are:

1. Can I connect to a MySQL database with what I have?

2. Can I use my Python programs on Windows?

3. Can I connect to any other database,OO Base or MS Access?

Thanks for your help.

April 10th, 2007, 05:47 PM
I can confidently say the answer to questions 1 and 2 is yes. As for question 3, I'm about 95% sure that you can.

April 10th, 2007, 06:30 PM
Thanks. With MySQL, I don't need the others.

April 11th, 2007, 03:25 AM
1, 3) sqlite is library,not full server. Single user, but simpler. Of course you can use any database for whih you have binding, including Oracle :-)

2) Yes - Python is rather portable. Check os module - path separator is different etc, so you need to take care.