Monday, 28 May 2007

Vanity projects

These days the correct vanity project is yet another useless ORM.
-- Matt S. Trout on the mailing list

Vanity projects used to be templating systems, remember? That was the obligatory small project a beginner ought to write for himself. Seems that we move on to higher abstractions.

However, I still think that there's room for a good open source OODBMS. That would be an interesting project. Maybe an interesting vanity project, even!

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