Re: Examples of SQL anomalies?

From: Rob <>
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 08:44:02 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jun 30, 4:29 pm, "Brian Selzer" <> wrote:
> > "Rob" <> wrote in message news:57cfcee6-ef66-41b5-8b0a-
> Perhaps you should write more clearly. The paragraphs you mention fall
> under the heading, "Integration by Structure" in the section following the
> aforementioned queries and therefore appear to have nothing to do with them.
> I think that in addition to more practical database courses (or a hellofalot
> more practical experience, hopefully under a capable mentor), you may want
> to take a course in technical writing. And by the way, if you already have
> a degree, you should probably ask for your money back.

Wikipedia "ad hominem argument":
"An ad hominem argument, also known as argumentum ad hominem (Latin: "argument to the man", "argument against the man") consists of replying to an argument or factual claim by attacking or appealing to a characteristic or belief of the person making the argument or claim, rather than by addressing the substance of the argument or producing evidence against the claim. The process of proving or disproving the claim is thereby subverted, and the argumentum ad hominem works to change the subject."

You've raised not a single technical issue of merit. Instead, you've attacked my education, my experience, my mentors and the universities that granted my degrees. I apologize if my technical writing is not clear -- I am not trained in that area and I'm doing the best I can.

When/if you are ready to address new, substantive technical issues, I will respectfully and thoughtfully reply.

Rob Received on Tue Jul 01 2008 - 17:44:02 CEST

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