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> I was quite surprised
> to lean that some of my queries were significantly
> easier to understand and write using xBase (index based
> iterators, linked with other iterstors if necessary)
> than using SQL.
!? Com' on Karl.
If you add/remove an index you have to rewrite your xBase
application. If the volume of data or the frequency of queries
changes you gave to rewrite your application. Etc. Etc. Etc.
Do I have to say anything more !?
We are 30 years after Ted Codd, and many, many billions dollars
market later. I find it really strange that I need to argue in favor of
declarativity in 2004, almost 2005.