RE: Re: Newbie: Building conditions from form


On 1-dec-2005, at 21:28, Hogan, Brian P. wrote:

I find the apparently common dislike of SQL surprising. To me, SQL is
a language much like css. Very compact. Very logical (therefore easy
to retain) and very powerful.

It’s not about readability, SQL is very elegant and readable.

it’s about composing the needed query programmatically with minimum
fuss, adding conditions and operators
as they are needed, conditionally or in batches.

Whuc, in current Rails, IS clunky.

I think I’ve seen a Query plugin somewhere on the web but I just
can’t trace it. Maybe it was announced on the list as well.

Julian ‘Julik’ Tarkhanov
me at

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