[REBOL] Re: SQL (was choice of representation which was paths & lookups & change
From: brett::codeconscious::com at: 27-Oct-2003 0:39
> > 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.