Re: hope for the future
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2008 05:42:38 -0600
Nice, I guess. But what is the chance that she will actually *use* it?
Well, better, perhaps, than if she had never studied it I suppose. :-)
Man, if I had a dollar for every time I told a client "Dude, your data model is flawed", and another dollar for every time the client provided a witty response like "Huh? What's that?", I'd have -- well, okay, I'd have enough for dinner at least. Maybe a *really good* dinner. :-)
On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 6:44 AM, Niall Litchfield <niall.litchfield_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> So there I was this morning sitting on the tube (UK underground rail
> system) when a young student got on an sat down beside me. Obviously being
> both English and a commuter I couldn't speak to her!, but I did sneak a look
> at what she was reading. These turned out to be the notes she had made on
> her course that she was now going over presumably in preparation for exams.
> The notes this morning were on normal forms, entity relationship and data
> So there we go, a young female student of IT would be pretty good in
> itself, the fact that she was studying relational theory was the icing on
> the cake. There is hope ladies and gentlemen, there is hope.
> Niall Litchfield
> Oracle DBA
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