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From David Van Couvering <da...@vancouvering.com>
Subject Re: Derby data types
Date Tue, 28 Nov 2006 23:57:25 GMT
Beyond just making life easier and developers more productive, it's also 
a good thing because it makes your app more portable across databases. 
There are other areas where you can still get locked in, but anything 
that can help you avoid vendor lockin I think is a good thing.


Daniel Noll wrote:
> Bill Slack wrote:
>>> With one of these babies, you won't need to do SQL ever again...
>> Is this  a good thing?
> Do you even have to ask? :-)
> Any removal of a second language is a good thing.  Applications should 
> be able to be developed in a single language (and Java's not even 
> particularly clean with how it embeds SQL.)
> Daniel

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