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Re: AW: Experiences with Oracle and MS .Net data providers

From: Mogens N?rgaard <>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 16:29:33 -0800
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Several of the Miracle guys are getting ready to be certified in SQL Server. They have a ball with the 1000-page books, which talk about "alternative operating systems" - meaning Windows 95, Windows X, Windows y, .... :;-)))))

Stefan Jahnke wrote:

>Hi Mladen
>Nice metaphor. Did you intentionally use zum Donnerwetter as a little word
>play on MS's "Hailstorm" - project (R.I.P.) ?. That get's pretty close to
>obscene language, too. I guess I was actually gullible enough to believe
>that .NET might be comparable to the Java world. Maybe not ;). Or maybe I
>have to keep playing with MONO.
>-----Ursprungliche Nachricht-----
>Von: Mladen Gogala []
>Gesendet: Dienstag, 25. November 2003 15:39
>An: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
>Betreff: Re: Experiences with Oracle and MS .Net data providers
>On 11/25/2003 07:39:30 AM, Stefan Jahnke wrote:
>>How is it, that data
>>providers can be in incompatible in .NET ?
>Stefan, lets talk about obscene language. As you know, obscene
>language is not always the same. The phrase "zum Donnerwetter" can
>and will be understood as swearing, despite the fact that it's utterly
>incomprehensible to me why would someone use bad weather as a swearing
>Two obscene words in Redmond, WA are "compatible" and "standards", which
>are used much in the same way as the phrase "zum Donnerwetter" is
>used in German language. You should know that .NET is incompatibility
>elevated to the level of art. Did you really expect MS product to be
>compatible withe anything else except with another MS product? MS products
>are not compatible, they are .NET compatible or contemptible, for short.
>Your question should be rephrased as: how can anybody realistically expect
>.NET provider to be compatible with a non-MS database like Oracle?
>Mladen Gogala
>Oracle DBA
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