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Subject: Re: [boost] quince: queries in C++ expressions
From: Richard (legalize+jeeves_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-29 19:13:20

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Michael Shepanski <mps_at_[hidden]> spake the secret code
<53C8D486.4090006_at_[hidden]> thusly:

>The thing that amazes me most is that we are such a small club. When I
>read things online about how ORM is "the Vietnam of computer science",
>and the way people seemed to have coined the phrase "impedance mismatch"
>specifically to mean "I'm sad because I can't write queries in my
>programming language", I wonder why everyone isn't attempting this.

They've been doing it in .NET for quite a while with LINQ:

...but it required changes to the .NET runtime and the language syntax;
it wasn't provided as an EDSL.

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