Re: What is this world coming to?

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2013 18:26:00 +0000 (UTC)
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On Thu, 10 Oct 2013 18:41:14 +0000, Ken wrote:

> The new generation of programmers seems to be a lazy bunch.
> Just today I had someone complain to me that they were trying to do a
> in an Oracle database and there didn't seem to be any way of doing it
in SQL
> Developer. I told them just to do it as a SQL statement and got a reply
> "Why should I be expected to know SQL?"

That is why the good lord has given us S&W 44 magnum. You should have said something like this:

"Having in mind that this is Oracle RDBMS, the mightiest database in the world that can screw your application clean off, you should ask yourself one question only: do I feel like keeping my job? Well, do you, punk?".

I love the smell of SQL in the morning.

Mladen Gogala
The Oracle Whisperer
Received on Sun Oct 13 2013 - 20:26:00 CEST

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