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Discussion on: Dear LINQ, I love you, but I'm going back to my roots

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Matthew Watkins Author

Correct. Unfortunately, modifying the proc (or writing a new proc) is not feasible for this. Heck, it's not even like EF where my filter criteria could be to some degree translated into SQL. I'm just stuck with this potentially massive list of objects and no say over which ones get returned for the foreseeable future.

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Frank Carr

Turf wars on data sources can be a huge problem and create frustration and ugly hacks. I've run into this myself from time to time. Sometimes it's somewhat justified and other times it's just someone being a control freak.

Of course, the best solution is to get everyone functioning and cooperating on the same team/page but when you have dysfunctional management, this can be quite difficult.