On Wed, 27 Jan 2010 12:09:35 -0500, Tim Williams wrote
> Well, I didn't mean to muddy the waters, my own interest in lurking
> on this list is to see if there are ideas that could be rolled into our
> own CQL implementation for advanced date queries. This syntax is,
CQL should not be exposed to unwitting users--- just as we don't typically
force (in most cases even let) people inject their own SQL queries to an
> unfortunately, exposed directly to the users mainly because advanced
> query building UI's invariably suck. So, it seems I wrongly
Then improve them. That's the job of the UI developer!
> projected my own use-case as an assumption in this discussion... I
> don't suppose anyone would buy the argument that my machines are
> happier with intuitive syntax?
People are not either.
Edward C. Zimmermann, NONMONOTONIC LAB
Basis Systeme netzwerk, Munich Ges. des buergerl. Rechts