Class::DBI and stalinesque hiding of THE TRUTH
dave at dave.org.uk
Mon Jun 26 09:05:28 BST 2006
Quoting Ovid <publiustemp-londonpm at yahoo.com>:
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Dave Cross <dave at dave.org.uk>
>> 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
> For the same reason that folks claim they know how to normalize a
> database yet don't understand why you can't use a company name for a
> key or they fail to pull out duplicate data in a column because
> "joins just complicate things".
Yep. Which is why I'm running this tutorial at YAPC::Europe.
Advanced Databases for Beginners - Dave Cross
Wednesday, Lecture Room 2, 1400, 180 mins
> I think they need to insert a corkscrew into their left nostril and
> twist vigorously, but hey, that's just me.
No. I feel that way too sometime. But most of the time I'm a lot
calmer and just want to force them to read "Database in Depth"
until they understand it all.
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