Re: SQL programming fundamentals
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 16:39:44 +0200
>"relational theory knowledge is akin to needing to understand the internal
combustion engine in order to drive"
This is like stating that the endusers of database applications need to know
They do *not*, of course.
I see, you correct yourself later on:
>"I think I *am* in favor of that requirement if the SQL professional is
designing (* database) software"
(*) insert by me.
If SQL professionals would know about the underlying theories, then a lot (a real huge big lot) of FUD in our profession would disappear.
This FUD gave us Java.
And boy, aren't we happy about that?
-- +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+- Toon Koppelaars RuleGen BV +31-615907269 toon_at_rulegen_dot_com www_dot_rulegen_dot_com Author: "Applied Mathematics for Database Professionals" -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-lReceived on Fri Sep 12 2008 - 09:39:44 CDT