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If 'components' were that useful for the things rdbms's are used for the thousands of highly trained phd's at oracle, microsoft, ibm would have added them to their sql products.

Of course, this a ROR crowd, software invented by a business school grad/game review writer, so it's can be an uphill battle explaining this stuff.

For those keeping score at home:

* argumentum ad verecundiam * ad hominem

If you think what a PhD gets you is "training", you've tragically misunderstood the point.

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