Re: An object-oriented network DBMS from relational DBMS point of view
Date: 14 Mar 2007 08:13:26 -0700
On Mar 14, 12:44 pm, "Dmitry Shuklin" <shuk..._at_bk.ru> wrote:
> This is categorically true.
Care to show me the pointers in the lambda calculus ?
*All* ? And what are your criteria for success ? I have criteria like safety, provability, maintainability ... all of which are hopelessly subverted by pointers.
> Many of today successfull RDB projects have surrogate identifiers (=
> pointers emulation)
That's just laughable.
> Ok, You are right here, I am started programming from writing drivers
> more than 15 year ago)))
> Let consider writing drivers as abstract task. You say that it will be
> almost impossible to write driver without references or pointers
> support. Is it?>From other hand it will be easy to do with pointers. Ok? So system
> with pointers support is full and system without them is not full ;)
So pointers should be restricted to a tiny sub-class of domainspecific languages and tools, and kept well out of sight for the rest of us (that is, the vast majority of programmers in the world).
[ snippety snip ]
> Are you sure that you don't need learn more about modern
> programming? ;)
Pointers ? Modern ? Bwahahahahaha ! Although, I suppose they postdate both the lambda calculus and Turing machines ... that's progress, I suppose ... ;)
> Ha Ha Ha,
> Dmitry Shuklin, PhD (AI)
Tony D, ROFL Received on Wed Mar 14 2007 - 16:13:26 CET