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What is Steve? Scientists studying new phenomenon
WYFF Greenville
Steve, just so you know, isn't a person. Rather, it's a uniquely named atmospheric phenomenon that has scientists stumped. University of Calgary Prof. Eric Donovan spied the purple ribbon of light while looking at photographs from the Alberta Aurora ...
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Comment Re:Leftism is causing more division and strife. (Score 1) 64

I always felt that it was the right that could not stand the truth so they started the whole "Fake News" on anything they did not like, and created this Alternate Facts crap that is going on. Now, I am not saying that the left is any better, personally I think all of the current politics need a reality check.

Comment Re:You always remember the first time... (Score 1) 27

Similar, mid-70s.

I would have been 4/5. We had a game with an square grid (maybe 8x8 or 10x10) where you laid down one of a number of overlays with illustrations on each square. You would have to pair an image from the left side of the grid with an image on the right side. You'd do this with a couple of banana plugs connected by wires to the top of the grid, which had a lightbulb and buzzer. Each image had a hole cut out near the bottom, so you could make contact with the metal pad and hardwired connections beneath. Even at that age I eventually realised that this one here on the left always went to the same corner of the right side. So new overlays were never really scrutinized, it was following the pattern (with a bit of 3 trys per connection) of the first games we finished.

Hmm, 70s.

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Comment Re: Meh. (Score 1) 84

You think a db can serve just one app, apparently. My current db serves hundreds, no way they can all be installed there. Another serves the corporate dwh. Installing apps on that one will make me do horrible things to you. Don't make me, bro!

Where I come from, having many applications accessing the same database directly is a disaster for maintainability. Not that it's good for everything, but 3-tier is about more than just security.

The orgs I work for have rather higher security requirements than garden variety stuff so I doubt I'd ever be able to put the service layer on the same box as a database, but for smaller, purely internal applications I totally would.

Anyway my point is, aside from some very specific things (like doing nested set for hierarchical data) why use a 3GL to put non-relational logic in SQL statements at all, when you're already supposed to have a layer on top of that where all your business logic and units tests are, in a language already suited to it?

I know. Unit tests, what are those.

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