RE: "All triggers are evil",..., really?
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 09:13:56 -0500
Maybe all database professionals should be required to join at least one community similar in quality to oracle-l (this is a community right!). That would ensure that they be exposed to enough 'as always...it depends' responses which would minimize their vulnerability to 'rules of thumb'.
If (when) this becomes standard practice, have no doubt, I'll shamelessly take full credit for the idea! :)
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Nuno Souto Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2008 8:24 AM
Subject: Re: "All triggers are evil",..., really?
Stephens, Chris wrote,on my timestamp of 21/08/2008 10:56 PM:
> You are worried that the
> article might be misinterpreted?
You got it in one. I can see it already in one or two years, bumping into some dhuveloper/designer and being told "you're wrong" because "triggers are evil". Unfortunately, that's how these things tend to be taken: most folks are more after silver bullets than solid targets...
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