On Dec 20, 2005, at 3:41 PM, Michael Sheets wrote:
Am I doing
Think the real reason is that no one has really ever spent the time
to improve the SQL syntax beyond the basics. But the other issue
being the lack of syntax. MySQL is different than Postgres, which
is different than... You get the idea. Hard to design a syntax
around something that is so loosely defined.
Yeah, but there's a fairly small set of common commands, and then
there's a lot of implementation-specific extensions/details. We
should at least get the basic stuff right. I'm pretty sure the SQL
syntax used to work better than it does now.