[Haskell-cafe] Consensus about databases / serialization

Peter Verswyvelen bf3 at telenet.be
Thu Jan 3 10:56:30 EST 2008

Yitz wrote:
> My impression from some previous posts is that
> because of the high-level approach, it is difficult
> to control the precise SQL that is generated. In practice,
> you almost always have to do some tweaking that is
> at least DB-dependent, and often application dependent.

Can't the same be said regarding SQL itself? It sometimes needs tweaking.
That's the problem with any high level abstraction no? Just like in Haskell
you sometimes have to use strictness tweaks. Of course having an extra layer
on top of SQL will make the tweaking more difficult :)


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