Appendix I. The Future of SQLite

This appendix looks at how SQLite might be improved, enhanced, or extended in the future.

SQLite Version 3.0

At the time of writing, SQLite version 3.0 was close to release, and it may very well be available as a stable release by the time you are reading this book.

The decision was made to cover the latest 2.8 version throughout the book primarily because of the vast user base this version of SQLite already has.

Although version 3.0 adds some exciting functionality, it also has a completely different API, so existing users will be slow to migrate, if they switch to the new version at all. New users should consider carefully whether they want to use the new version or stick with a tried and tested library for their ...

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