Re: Ah, but who has better parties?

From: Gene Wirchenko <>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 12:49:37 -0700
Message-ID: <> (Alfredo Novoa) wrote:

>On Tue, 18 May 2004 15:26:01 -0700, Gene Wirchenko
><> wrote:
>>> But incredible as it may be, there are still people coding
>>>navigationally down here.
>> Even more so, some will claim that xBASE can not do SQL.
>xBASE only has a very limited subset and the performance is very poor.

     That depends on the implementation. I use Visual FoxPro. I find the performance quite satisfactory.
>> I do use navigational xBASE myself. For some areas, it works
>Because the SQL support is really poor.

     No, because there are some things that can be done very easily with a set approach (SQL: one xBASE paradigm) and others that are easier with a record-oriented approach (the other xBASE paradigm).


Gene Wirchenko

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     You have biases.
     He/She has prejudices.
Received on Wed May 19 2004 - 21:49:37 CEST

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