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Re: Oracle and PICK

From: Christopher Browne <cbbrowne_at_acm.org>
Date: 17 Apr 2004 12:03:14 GMT
Message-ID: <c5r6e2$4idvl$2@ID-125932.news.uni-berlin.de>


Centuries ago, Nostradamus foresaw when mAsterdam <mAsterdam_at_vrijdag.org> would write:
> Who cares wether arguments come from a religious/dogmatic perspective,
> a marketing perspective or ignorance, as long as they are on-topic and
> put forward in a respectful way. Please don't top-post.
> http://www.xs4all.nl/~hanb/documents/quotingguide.html

Personally, I'm in the "against stupidity" camp.

I think it's pretty stupid when one person presents a schema, such as   create table 3d_foo (x integer, y integer, z integer);

And then someone else asks "So, what's the schema?"

The schema was, of course,
  create table 3d_foo (x integer, y integer, z integer);

Someone that isn't sharp enough to notice that is more than likely not sharp enough that they should be visiting comp.databases.theory, and claiming much of anything about any would-be difference between Oracle and Pick.

Like, "duh, the schema was create table 3d_foo (x integer, y integer, z integer);"

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Received on Sat Apr 17 2004 - 07:03:14 CDT

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