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Re: First Impressions on Using Alphora's Dataphor

From: Leandro Guimaraens Faria Corsetti Dutra <leandro_at_dutra.fastmail.fm>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 09:32:00 -0300
Message-ID: <pan.2004.08.27.12.31.59.829172@dutra.fastmail.fm>


Em Thu, 26 Aug 2004 10:10:56 -0700, Josh Hewitt escreveu:

> Is it not better then to forget about UDTs in the database and only
> allow them in programming languages where developers have complete
> control over them?

        Definetely not. There would lie the path to madness.

        Why should developers have free reign over UDTs? There are sure important enough to be centrally managed by DBAs, and specified by system analysts.

        If the company is too bureaucratic and thus managing UDTs becomes a problem, that’s an organisational problem, not a technological one.

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