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?
>> 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.
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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