Re: Object-oriented thinking in SQL context?

From: Bernard Peek <>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2009 14:27:49 +0100
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<>, writes
>> The database community can handle this in a couple of ways:
>> 1) Close in on yourself and mock people who do not have the
>>    insights you have.
>> 2) Recognize the problem and help sort out the misunderstandings
>>    and snags.
>> Over the past couple of days I have got a clear impression about
>> what approach seems to be preferred by the regulars here.
>Let me get this straight. You need help from the database community
>for a design exercice but you need that help to be done according to
>the principles you believe are universal (whatever these may be). All
>I have seen so far are goodwill people who wanted to help you by
>advising you to do some reading necessary to understand some basic
>principles of database design. In a word, you ask a question and
>because you don't like the answer you now imply that the *regulars*
>have closed themselves and mocked you.
>Don't you think this is a hasty harsh judgment on your part ?

I've been reading and posting to this newsgroup on and off for years. I think his analysis is pretty accurate.

Bernard Peek
Received on Tue Jun 09 2009 - 15:27:49 CEST

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