Re: How do you like this SQL?

From: Robert Klemme <>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2012 12:14:51 +0100
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On 14.12.2012 19:38, Mladen Gogala wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Dec 2012 09:30:33 -0800, joel garry wrote:
>> Well, if the model is messed up, isn't it kind of useless to blame the
>> developer?
> Well, you have to blame someone and blaming the developer is always a
> good choice. Survival of the fittest developers will eventually raise the
> quality of the applications that they develop. Thus, by blaming the
> developer you are fulfilling an important social function and making the
> applications better. The fittest developers will be able to deflect the
> blame and put it squarely on somebody else, which makes things even more
> interesting, as long as people remember that the DBA is never at fault.

LOL Unfortunately the developer fittest at deflection practice might not be the one fittest at writing good applications. In that case your strategy would actually degrade product quality over time. Still, a wonderful way to look at it. :-)



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