Is it just me, or is Sqlite3 goofy?

Hendrik van Rooyen mail at
Wed Sep 13 07:49:03 CEST 2006

From: "Steve Holden" <steve at> wrote:

> These kids wi' their Oracle databases didn't know they were born. I can
> remember 'avin' to optimise programs by making sure that the next
> instruction were comin' under the heads of t' drum just as the last
> instruction were finishing.
> But yer tell these young folk nowadays and they just don't believe yer.

Too true - one of my contemporaries made NCR CRAM units sing - one card
dropping, one on the drum, and one flying back up into the stack....

- Hendrik

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