Re: Multiplicity, Change and MV
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 13:16:02 GMT
> Bob Badour wrote: >
>>Marshall Spight wrote:
>>I would like better integration between application languages and data
>>management languages as a means of improving our application languages.
>>Let's empower application programmers to operate closer to the level of
> > I agree, my wishlist: > - Garbage collecting in the database (removal of functional outdated > data, not only by constraints) > - Compile-time constraint checks > - Transactions in the programming language.
I don't really understand your wishlist. I have never met a dbms managing a well-designed database that had a garbage accumulation problem, and the internal details seem rather secondary to me. Of course, as much compile-time checking as possible almost goes without saying.
I would prefer a programming language that separates the 'what' from the 'how' and that automates as much of the 'how' as possible. Received on Fri Apr 21 2006 - 15:16:02 CEST