[development] Extend database abstraction layer, to include table creation.

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Fri May 12 23:24:28 UTC 2006

On Friday 12 May 2006 17:01, Bèr Kessels wrote:
> Op vrijdag 12 mei 2006 21:12, schreef Larry Garfield:
> > If you're doing that several times, that's a clear
> > sign that you should be abstracting it.  It makes the code easier to read
> > later, too.
> This is called DNRY Do not repeat yourself.
> As soon as you have written a single line of code twice, you have done
> something wrong! Maybe not now, but certainly along the road.
> Bèr

I refer to it as the Asimov Rule: The most unlikely number in the universe is 

(If you write the same thing a second time, odds are you'll be writing it a 
3rd, 4th, and 97th time, so generalize NOW before you go further.)

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