Week of 02/24/2008 - 02:00 to 03/02/2008 - 01:59
The monthly dose.
One of the TMQL issues raises the question why there is no != operator when there is a == comparison.
In the following my attempt to explain the reasoning behind that decision. As always, feel free to comment.
Let us look at the simple query expression
$p / shoesize >= 42
Apart from trying to solve the answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything \
Here I would like to elaborate a bit on the background why null and undef are two different things and why I think that undef should not only be in TMQL, but actually also in CTM.
Let us consider a simple query:
$p isa Person
Properties are a universal mechanism that can be used for many purposes. One of them is mapping from TMDM representation to "nice" CTM representation. RDF mapping is another one. Mapping to object oriented languages is also simplified with properties.
It is definitely true that - if we had an explicit
I envy marketing people. Honestly. Well, as honest as you can be when talking about marketing people.
Sure, having to retouch text, images and the truth must be stressful at first. But once you have overcome the limits imposed by your self-appreciation, you will find public masturbation not only acceptable but an integral part of your life. Uh, yeah, and that of others.
Which brings me right to the 2005 press release issued when the Bond University IT faculty was merged into the Business faculty. An irrelevant