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On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 03:22:21PM +0900, Kevin wrote:
> One more thing the SQL programming language as it currently exists was in
> fact designed to allow people who were not programmers by trade or training
> to be able to comprehend the system. (Look on Wikipedia you can find a PDF
> of the original proposal.)  It is the reason that the syntax took the form
> that it did.

. . . and, in the end, the design ended up so non-obvious that even many
programmers have difficulty navigating nontrivial SQL.

-- 
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]

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