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In PL/SQL, when people for some bizarre reason avoid using IF/THEN/ELSE and normal
Why?! Dear Lord why?
It's harder to read. It's slower. It's against normal practises. It's an utterly unecessary use of SELECT.
So why do they do it? And why do they insist - when I point out their stupidity - that it's "just developer preference" and "there's no performance hit"?
EXCEPT FOR MOBILE ME!
It's f***ing DOG-DIRT! Whether it's sync issues or the server dying, or e-mails vanishing into thin air; there's always SOMETHING going wrong with the goddamn thing.
And I keep holding on thinking, "well they're bound to get it right sooner or later", but it's later and later and later, and still no sign of it ever being fixed. Drives me batty.