> Chapter 8: PL/SQL
> Section: Why do I need to know PL/SQL? (page 231)
> "If you want to become fluent with the Oracle Product Set,
> PL/SQL must become part of your skill set. IF you have
> any programming experience with Ada, PL/SQL will seem very
Does it later on say,
"Like Ada, PL/SQL is verbose, pedantic, and a real pain to use. But,
like Ada, you have no choice if you're doing data systems."
or is it more like,
"Like Ada, PL/SQL makes it much harder to make some of the stupid
errors that cause so many software disasters these days. It has
features like _____ to prevent _____, like etc. etc."