Re: find position of row in set of rows

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 19:58:15 +0000 (UTC)
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On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 18:01:18 +0100, Robert Klemme wrote:

> I don't fully agree: certainly relational DB and SQL started out at
> relational algebra, but there are significant features (even in standard
> SQL) that are not really covered by set theory (just to name ORDER BY
> and the Oracle specific CONNECT BY).

That is because of the infidels who have polluted our, otherwise pure, mathematical theory. That's nothing that a good jihad couldn't sort out. Kantor, Zermelo and Goedel must be turning in their graves.

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