Re: storing survey answers of different data types

From: lawpoop <>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 06:49:32 -0700 (PDT)
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On Apr 22, 6:33 am, wrote:
> [Snipped]
> If you are not interested in hacky methods as you claim, please don't
> expect Roy to post the solution or a link as an immediate
> satisfactory.  In database design, hacked and immediate solutions are
> almost synonyms.

I'm not looking for 'immediate satisfactories', I'm look for a solution. If the hold-up is the time it might take him to type up a response, I'm trying to find ways to work around that. I was thinking that maybe he has posted this solution before, perhaps to a newsgroup, and so as not to waste any more of his regrettably mortal life, he could simply refer me to that thread, or something along those lines.

> > I'm supremely uninterested in wasting your time. If you give me a few
> > keywords, I'll google the solution and do all the heavy lifting of
> > explaining it to myself.
> The solution Roy refers to is about serious design where very little
> material of value has been posted on Google.  Grabbing a good book and
> reading will help you even more.

That sounds wonderful! :) Can you give me a title?

> > > So, do you promise?
> > Oh what the heck. I promise! :)
> Be careful what you wish for...
> You just swallowed the red pill in Matrix...

Oh, is that why I'm standing in a sewer, covered in goo? :)

> Regards...
Received on Wed Apr 22 2009 - 15:49:32 CEST

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