Re: Would you stop for a moment?!
Date: Tue, 3 May 2011 00:22:41 -0700 (PDT)
On Apr 29, 11:27 pm, joel garry <joel-ga..._at_home.com> wrote:
> On Apr 29, 12:45 pm, John Hurley <hurleyjo..._at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Jonathan:
> > # Strange, my experience is frequently the opposite to yours: The
> > database has clearly evolved rather than being designed, but lots of
> > people claim to be the designer.
> > ...
> > As often happens when reading something written by Jonathan I have no
> > clear idea if this is intended to be funny, serious, sarcastic, or
> > just flip.
> > Maybe I go off course with wondering what is intended by "The database
> > has clearly evolved" ...
> > I don't see much "designing" things ... just hurry up and code.
> I wasn't sure either if Jonathan had misread or was being sarcastic,
> but the OP clearly has no idea who the audience is here, and that
> makes all the replies pretty entertaining. If I had posted my first
> thoughts, about one of my other google identities and the mother of
> all ishmaelites, there would be rioting in numerous countries. But
> that's a bit more flamage than I'm up for.
> _at_home.com is bogus.
> 'A friend asked for a name for a Black Metal song which should be
> "pure evil and soul crushing". I proposed " Oracle Expense system
> form"' - tweet seen onhttp://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9216306/Oracle_Google_move_to_...
Just to make myself clear:
1.- I was joking ;-)
2.- The point was that I've seen many databases with no proper design at all, just a bunch of modifications, one on top of another, shoddy work, etc...
3.- I am a Darwinist ;-)
Carlos. Received on Tue May 03 2011 - 02:22:41 CDT