|Subject||RE: [firebird-support] create table as select|
> Alan McDonald wrote:fair point
> > well I'm all for switches that make for more common sense. If
> MS can say "OK
> > that's the standards... but users want X so we'll give it to them", why
> > can't FB? Let teh standards compliant die-hards have their way
> but let the
> > bulk of users have their's as well.
> Death to switches! They make testing impossible for the Firebird
> project and for applications built on the database. They give bugs
> wonderful hiding places. They let you write applications that work
> one way one time and another way another time. Maybe an organization
> as big as Microsoft can deal with that level of complexity - though
> there's little evidence of it - but for an open source project,
> simple, consistent, and correct is the way to go.