You can suggest new features in the first instance by joining the mailing list or forum and talking with the developers directly. See Section 21.5.11, “MySQL Connector/C++ Support”
The following feature requests are currently being worked on:
C++ references for
ResultSets, and exceptions, are being
considered, instead of pointers to heap memory. This reduces
the exception handling burden for the programmer.
Adopt STL (suggestions are welcome).
JDBC compliance: datatype interfaces and support through
Add support for all C-API connection options. Improved support
Add connect method which supports passing options using HashMaps.
Create Windows installer.