Re: consolidation of multiple rows

From: Jerry Stuckle <>
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2008 17:03:48 -0500
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DA Morgan wrote:
> Jerry Stuckle wrote:

>> DA Morgan wrote:
>>>>> If you know the names Date and Codd you should know who you are
>>>>> addressing: Joe Celko.
>>>> Not a name I am familiar with.
>>> Says much about your attitude toward our profession.
>>> Enlighten yourself:
>> Not necessarily.  There are a lot of top notch programmers and DBA's 
>> who have never heard of Joe Celko.

> Well right now I can only name one. <g>
> Of course you are correct. There are top notch programmers that
> don't know who Chris Date is. There are top notch programmers
> that don't know who Dennis Ritchie and Ray Boyce are either no
> doubt.
> Though I suspect you could put the names of those "top notch"
> programmers on a 3x5 card.

Quite incorrect. Right off the top of my head I can probably name a dozen I know personally who haven't heard of him. He's well known in some circles, but definitely not all.

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Jerry Stuckle
JDS Computer Training Corp.
Received on Fri Mar 07 2008 - 16:03:48 CST

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