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February 4, 2014

Philosophy 21

Filed under: Philosophy — Jonathan Lewis @ 2:46 pm GMT Feb 4,2014

I’ll  be buying the tickets for my flight to Seattle and Kaleidoscope 14 some time tomorrow. The cut-off date on my credit card bill is today, so if I get the tickets tomorrow I won’t have to pay for them until the end of March.

When you know you have to pay it’s worth thinking about when you have to pay. It’s a principle that works in Oracle databases, too.

On the flip-side – sometimes you don’t realise that the clever thing you’ve done now is going to make someone else pay later.

1 Comment »

  1. Hi Jonathan

    Great news about you going to Kaleidoscope 14. Looking forward to catching up with you there :)

    Comment by Richard Foote — February 4, 2014 @ 11:25 pm GMT Feb 4,2014 | Reply


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