Sunday, November 04, 2012 5:46 AMMy understanding is that providers are available for LINQ to XML, SQL, Entities, Objects.... so I can access all of these data sources using the same C# code. Why then are there so many "LINQ to" variants? History? Certainly it matters to a Provider writer but probably not the developer. Please clarify.
Sunday, November 04, 2012 2:24 PM
Although Linq gives us a common language to work with in C# and VB .Net these queries need to be translated into the language of the datasource. For example T-SQL is different then the SQL that is used by Oracle and therefore needs to be translated differently for each. The sam is true for XML, and Object. Also each data source may have extensions that are not supported by all other Linq implementations.
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Sunday, November 04, 2012 4:31 PM
Thank you Fernando.....
Makes good sense.