Re: Celko: help with an experiment
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 14:36:41 +0100
> Why do people think I hate Chris Date?
I for one don't. It is just that I know your ideas are, say, incompatible.
> Several years ago, I
> was writing a column in DBMS and Chris was writing a column in
> DATABASE PROGRAMMING & DESIGN (I had that same spot previously).
I think I remember you were contemporaries.
> When he would take a position, I would take the opposite side. Hey,
> it was easier than thinking about my topic each month!
But certainly didn't contribute to your intellectual respectability.
> The two magazines merged together to become INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE
> and we both kept our columns.
Kinda. IE was much worse than DBMS and DBP&D, and soon dropped Date.
> Chris now writes in other places, mostly websites.
Basically because it isn't worthy writing for the trade press anymore.
-- LeandroReceived on Tue Oct 29 2002 - 14:36:41 CET