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Comment Re:Greatest() (Score 1) 7

or use a dynamic temp table sub-select and the HAVING and GROUP BY aggregators.

But honestly, the GREATEST() function will work a lot easier. It's a very CPU intensive function. Writing it out using the dynamic temp table/HAVING/GROUP BY will execute quicker, but will be a lot harder to maintain.

Comment Re:They have a reputation to uphold (Score 1) 6

I've never fell in love with any Joss stuff. I watched the first 4 episodes of Dollhouse and was unimpressed.

You're right on the cancellations though:
      Arrested Development
      Family Guy
      That 70's Show
      New Amsterdam
      King of the Hill
      Sarah Conner Chronicles

Still not as bad as ABC canceling Pushing Daisies.
     

Comment Re:A little more specific: (Score 1) 15

I believe the following quotes apply here:

There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth, the persistent refusal to analyze the causes of happenings.

There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth, the persistent refusal to analyze the causes of happenings.

Truth springs from argument amongst friends.

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic

He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.

well, pretty much all of them.

In a five year period we can get one superb programming language. Only we can't control when the five year period will begin.

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