[Chicago] topics!

Martin Maney maney at two14.net
Fri Jan 6 03:42:43 CET 2012

On Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 02:12:57PM -0600, Alex Gaynor wrote:
> If anyone's interested I'd love to give a talk on why I hate the Django ORM
> (background: I've worked on just about every major change to it over the
> last 2.5 years or so).  This is a cautionary tale of API design,
> guessability, and all the good stuff that you only care about when you show
> your project to someone else :)

I would love to hear this.  No +1 only becuase there's no chance of my
getting downtown for it.  :-(

If the best we can do is make technology as dangerous, non-robust,
capricious, arcane, alienating, marginal, and costly as "magic",
then we have really crappy technology.  -- goliard

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