On 26.09.2007 05:36, John Joyce wrote:
> 2 years to rebuild in Rails?! How?!
> Simple. You can't force an existing database structure onto a framework 
> that has an ORM. Doesn't work well if at all.

I think this statement with this level of generality is wrong.  It 
depends on the schema how well it fits a particular ORM tool.

> You can migrate the data. easy.

That also depends on the schemas involved.  The complexity of 
translating a data or object model into another is mainly governed by 
the similarity of the schemas.

Kind regards

	robert