To be fair, Mark did make several good
arguments for databases, which is more than I got from a certain professor
I had at college, or from fellow cow-orkers at various jobs, or even the
devloper of a database package I had to extract data from.
But it just bugs me that most of this crap is taken “on faith” with no
real explanation behind it. Something like Unix weenies when they smugly
say “Unix is obviously better than everything out. Here's a nickel kid,
buy yourself a real computer.”
Gee, thanks. Why, exactly, is Unix better? Certainly it's not just because
modems are soooooooooooooo
easy to install, right?
Better stop now before I start to sound whiny again.
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