Class::DBI and stalinesque hiding of THE TRUTH
dom at happygiraffe.net
Fri Jun 23 14:45:39 BST 2006
On Fri, Jun 23, 2006 at 02:30:25PM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 23, 2006 at 02:16:20PM +0100, Dave Cross said:
> > Sad but true. I can't understand why so many people use a "relational
> > database" which is lacking so many of the standard relational database
> > features.
> Pick one or more of
> 1) They're trying to piss you off. Personally
> 2) They're trying to piss Randal off. Personally
> 3) It's what they're used to
> 4) They can't afford Oracle
> 5) They didn't work in a bank so they don't know Sybase or DB2
> 6) SQLserver sucks
> 7) Postgres has its own suckiness of a particular deep and hateful kind
> 8) It's prevalent
> 9) SQLite doesn't scale
> 10) They don't think they need most of the features
> 11) ???
> 12) Underpants
> 13) Its what's there
> 14) Nothings more fun than mailing list dick waving about Databases.
> Apart from maybe a Urinary Tract Infection.
> I fall under all of those. Except 12.
Won't somebody *please* think of the children!
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