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revised Is it possible to have a mutable type that is not garbage collected?
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answered Various programming concepts (from a Python viewpoint)
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comment Should a primary key be immutable?
@jwenting: Are we talking about the same thing? "most rdbms's will not allow mutable primary keys" includes what? MySQL and PostgreSQL both allow mutable primary keys, and honor cascading updates… as I think standard SQL says they should. Also, "generally accepted dba wisdom"? I've met plenty of DBAs who argue against surrogate keys, and plenty who argue against natural keys.
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comment Should a primary key be immutable?
Why do you "need the primary key to be immutable if it's linked to a foreign key"? As the OP mentioned, most RDBMSs have the "cascade" update feature.
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comment C/C++ Best indentation length?
Now if only the studies at Rice could also tell us if tabs or spaces is better, we'd be all set…
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comment Naming conventions: camelCase versus underscore_case ? what are your thoughts about it?
@Kevin Cantu: on JavaScript: XMLHttpRequest <-- I hate this name with a passion.
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comment What is the single most effective thing you did to improve your programming skills?
@Christopher Mahan: And on really bad occasions, the entire volume.
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comment What is the single most effective thing you did to improve your programming skills?
Plus, frickin', 1. I was starting to wonder where this choice was.