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[REBOL] Re: SQL (was choice of representation which was paths & lookups & change

From: brett::codeconscious::com at: 27-Oct-2003 0:39

Hi Ashley,
> > It might be useful to have both, making the SQL parser subordinate (a > > helper) to the SQL dialect. > > Not a bad idea in theory, although my impression after working with a > large variety of RDBMS's over the years is that very few people use > low-level API hooks when generic SQL equivilants are available. I guess > familiarity and portability are the big ticket items to most folks (IMHO).
I was thinking in terms of handling different SQL text rather DLL calls. In the dim dark recesses of my mind I recall Powerbuilder building different SQL text depending on the database (most was the same of course). Can't recall the specifics unfortunately.
> It has been. Thanks for the stimulating discussion ;)
Thank you too. Regards, Brett.