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From: Thorsten Ottosen (thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-16 03:55:54

Jeff Garland wrote:
> Maciej Sobczak wrote:
>>Jeff Garland wrote:
>>>Well, I'll be brutally honest -- I don't think I would go that
>>>direction. We didn't pick a database project last year because a
>>>majority of the mentors agreed that the 'dsl-based' approach was more of
>>>a toy than reality. The main reason for this is that in 'real-world'
>>>applications queries are often dynamic and must be built at run-time.
>>The other reason is that in 'real-world' you might want to call stored
>>procedures instead of manually glued pieces of ad-hoc SQL queries, in
>>which case the support in the area of query composition is probably not
>>very useful anyway.
> True, but I wouldn't recommend it since it's inherently non-portable.

Portability is another reason to go away from sql queries as strings.


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