Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Those were the days...

We did some fun things back when I was working with the Oracle salesforce, but we never pushed the envelope quite this far:

http://thedailywtf.com/Articles/A-Software-Problem,-A-Marketing-Solution.aspx

Technically, it could be branded as an Oracle solution, and likely was...

1 comment:

Noons said...

They completely missed the opportunity to leverage the inbuilt engine when they created a single-table db!


All they needed was a simple:
select sysdate from dual

Preferably implemented with EXECUTE IMMEDIATE: never ever use a cursor, it's bad for abstraction!


It'd have saved them the tremendous braistrain and overhead of actually having to create and populate a table with data!


Obviously yet another bunch of demented, design-less, clue-less duhvelopers!



(tongue firmly planted on cheek)