So the more I look at the Oracle Financials package, the more upset I get. I'm amazed that something this ugly could have lasted so long. I commented to a co-worker that I would have hoped the free market would have burried this beast long ago, but it seems that lately, especially in the tech field, survival-of-the-fittest doesn't apply, and competition is unheard of.
Don't get me wrong. Oracle the DB is fine. Does things that MySQL is a few years behind on. But their database schema was written in the dark ages, and because an "easy upgrade path" was necessary to keep the money flowing in, once it was out there, it couln't be changed.
There seems to be a trend in prime time television shows today. Average Joe Amature cast stuck in a less than interesting situation, being video taped. I mean, when did it become more interesting to see someone win a million dollars on an easy question than to see someone actually display some intelligence?
That stock options segment of Mission Impossible 2 was ridiculous. And people here in Sunnyvale were cheering when they saw it.