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October 27, 2005

Are There No Oracle Databases? Are There No PERL Programmers?

Why doesn't Land's End care enough about saving money to not send three copies of its Christmas catalog to one single-famly house? Removing redundant rows in the database table should be straightforward...

In other junk mail news, we congratulate PetMeds on successfully cross-referencing the name of America's Silliest DogTM with our first names. We acknowledge that we do give her heartworm prevention and tick repellent. The answer to why we don't also give her glucosamine is that we do--but that PetMeds' glucosamine price does not match Target's price for human-quality glucosamine.

Arbitrage!

Posted by DeLong at October 27, 2005 07:04 PM