I did ask about it months ago, but the project did not get started beyond
kicking tires etc, and then go slowed down by customer requirements.

Jim Oberholtzer
Agile Technology Architects

-----Original Message-----
From: OpenSource <opensource-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of John
Sent: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:09 AM
To: IBMi Open Source Roundtable <opensource@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [IBMiOSS] TR announcements

On Tue, Apr 14, 2020 at 8:39 AM <midrangel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Python ecosystem enhancements

An SQL Alchemy adapter for IBM i

That is fantastic news, but also bad news. The bad news is the last
several weeks I've been pulling Alchemy out of an application we would
like to use, and changing it to the ODBC support. If this is what I
think it is, that project can stop, we can try this instead and it
opens up a whole host of options...

"Only" a few weeks? I thought you were asking about SQLAlchemy months ago!
(Or maybe it's just that my sense of time is warped from staying home so

Anyway, I understand that good-new/bad-news feeling that accompanies

And of course, SQLAlchemy is one of those things that makes eminent sense to
have on the IBM i.

Thanks Jessie and Kevin!

Yeah! Thanks! The Python ecosystem on IBM i has come a very long way!

(Now if I can just get one of my coworkers to stop writing new code that
calls my iSeriesPython 2.3.3 stuff....)

John Y.
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