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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for Interest in several Modules
From: Roland Bock (rbock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-18 07:48:28

On 01/17/2012 04:35 PM, Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
> Den 13-01-2012 17:43, Roland Bock skrev:
>> On 01/12/2012 03:34 PM, Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
>>> So you get a compile error if a column is required, but not specified?
>>> -Thorsten
>> Right. That's the whole idea of what we created: Let the compiler check
>> as much as possible if our code is correct. This applies to insert
>> statements, to where expressions, to retrieved values (the compiler
>> knows which value (name, type) is returned in each column), etc.
> I think that should be possible too, but I wonder if the difference
> between an runtime and compile time error is a major problem here.
> -Thorsten
Compile time checks reduce the number of unit tests you have to write.
And if this doesn't increase compile time too much, it improves the
overall database programming experience :-)

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