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comment Is ORM an Anti-Pattern?
I don't think I've ever advocating using an ORM to pretend that you've got a magical object store that doesn't require you to understand how the database work. I said precisely the opposite: If you understand object-oriented programming well AND how databases work, an ORM can help you produce more maintainable code.
Feb
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comment Is ORM an Anti-Pattern?
I am not sure what you mean by that. Your comment doesn't make much sense to me.
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comment Should I use automatic properties?
@ThomasEding, the code may look the same, but the CLR bytecode signature won't, so if your external client isn't in the same assembly you'd have to re-compile the client.
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comment Should UTF-16 be considered harmful?
There's nothing complicated about transforming between UTF32 and UTF8, and it's only a tiny bit complicated to transform between UTF16 and UTF32. The code to do so reliably was included in the Unicode standard since at least 2.0 or so.
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comment Should UTF-16 be considered harmful?
I think you haven't read the standards document. That's the closest thing there is to a guarantee. It says: "UCS-4. UCS-4 stands for “Universal Character Set coded in 4 octets.” It is now treated sim- ply as a synonym for UTF-32, and is considered the canonical form for representation of characters in 10646." unicode.org/versions/Unicode6.2.0/appC.pdf
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comment Should UTF-16 be considered harmful?
@Eonil, UTF-32 will only ever be distinguishable from UCS4 if we have a Unicode standard that features something like a UCS5 or larger.
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