[development] Any solution for solving DB reserved wordconflict?

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Mon Feb 18 20:07:19 UTC 2008

On Mon, 18 Feb 2008 13:40:40 -0600, "David Durham, Jr." <david.durham.jr at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 18, 2008 12:57 PM, Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com> wrote:
>> Actually, that's something a query builder helps with since it deals
> with structured data and the builder can do whatever escaping is needed
> without a regex.  An ORM is a different matter.
> You're technically right, of course, but can you really call something
> an ORM if it doesn't have one or more query builders?  And that's the
> bug right there, you need more than one query builder, so how to
> neatly plug those in?
> -Dave

An ORM requires a query builder.  A query builder alone is not an ORM.  I don't think we need/want a complete database-ORM, but a query builder is very valuable to have.

--Larry Garfield

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