Re: mod_plsql vs java-based apps

From: Hans Forbrich <>
Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2004 16:01:37 GMT
Message-ID: <BnmZc.84642$X12.24490_at_edtnps84>

Mark C. Stock wrote:

> from my experience with PSPs, they really are not Server Pages in the
> sense of JSP -- it's more of a pre-compiler kludge that is difficult to
> manage and promotes bad practice, specifically, tangling the UI, business,
> and data access logic into one lump. my preference, regardless of toolset,
> is to have as clean and clear a separation as possible between UI,
> Business Logic, and Data Access -- even if the same tool (ie, mod_plsql)
> is used for all 3 -- PSPs muck it up pretty badly

Can't really disagree. I do note that your assessment is close to what I remember of the late-beta & 1.0 versions of the original 'ASP' and 'JSP' specs.

It's really, really, sad that Oracle didn't take this and develop/clean it a bit more.

> so, hopefully that sounds like technical reasons, even if perhaps a little
> bit of a zealot is showing

<g> Received on Wed Sep 01 2004 - 18:01:37 CEST

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