Re: native xml processing vs what Postgres and Oracle offer
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 16:56:17 -0500
"Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote in message
> whileone wrote:
>> On Nov 10, 1:20 pm, paul c <toledobythe..._at_oohay.ac> wrote:
>>>Forums are *not* inherently hierarchical. You can choose to present
>>>them that way, but it's not necessary and possibly misleading.
>> Oy yoy yoy.
>> This thread started off by me (with a different reader, different
>> login name)
>> saying "I have a files-based forum that I WROTE that I want to convert
>> to a more database like system."
>> Well, MY FORUM is hierarchical. I want to preserve that.
> Ordinarily, when one re-writes something from scratch, one tries to
> correct the fundamental design flaws from the first version. If you want
> to go to extra effort to perpetuate your design flaws, nobody will stop
> What I don't understand is why you would want to publicise the fact or
> talk about it in public.
You're a moron. Structure that is inherent to that which is being modeled can be reflected in a design but cannot be a design flaw because it isn't introduced or imposed by a designer. Received on Sun Nov 30 2008 - 22:56:17 CET