The following is an informal list of programs and people I would like
Cygnus - for the great compiler (egcs.cygnus.com)
Perl - for making my life in general a lot easier (www.perl.com)
Lyx - as a great tool for helping me with this manual (www.lyx.org)
perceps - As a great tool for extracting documentation from the source
latex2html - For making the html version of this document possible
lynx - For manking the text version of this document possible.
Mysql - for obvious reasons (www.tcx.se)
Xemacs - the editor of choice
Debian/GNU Linux - The platform I developed this on (www.debian.org)
Chris Halverson - For helping me get it to compile under Solaris.
Fredric Fredricson - For a long talk about automatic conversions.
Michael Widenius - Mysql developer who has been very supportive of
Paul J. Lucas -For the original idea of treating the query object
like a stream.
Scott Barron - For helping me with the shared libraries.
Jools Enticknap - For giving me the Template Queries Idea.
M. S. Sriram - For a detailed dission of how the Template Queries
should be implemented, the suggestion to throw exceptions on bad queries,
and the idea of having a back-end independent query object (ie SQLQuery).
Sinisa Milivojevic - For becoming the new offical maintainer.
D. Hawkins and E. Loic for their autoconf + automake contribution.