Subject [IB-Architect] Why should people have to tell computers ...
> Of course. But if a developer does it right, once, then a 100,000
> users don't have to do it every day. A good payback ratio.


I really appreciate your messages. Maybe I have another question or idea in
my mind which aims in the same direction:
Why do I have to tell the DBMS which fields to index?

The DBMS can manage this by monitoring the accesses to attributes, maintain
this information and build an index itself.

Alexander Bauer