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Re: Which normal form is this violating?

From: Jan Hidders <hidders_at_uia.ua.ac.be>
Date: Fri, 3 May 2002 11:46:28 +0200
Message-ID: <3cd25d75$1@news.uia.ac.be>


"Andrew Hamm" <ahamm_at_sanderson.net.au> wrote in message news:aatbn0$de85n$1_at_ID-79573.news.dfncis.de...
> Daniel Guntermann wrote in message ...
> >"--CELKO--" <71062.1056_at_compuserve.com> wrote in message
> >news:c0d87ec0.0204291423.4e83e452_at_posting.google.com...
> >> >> No, the theory says no such thing. <<
> >>
> >> How many sets of Integers are there?
> >
> >1. (Null)
> >2. (Null)
> >3. (0)
> >4. (0,1)
> >5. (0,1)
> >6. (0,1,2)
> >
> >oops, I lost count. ;)
> >
> I think he probably meant "distinct" sets... Don't let the argument get
lost
> in pedantry.

I think we know what he meant (Joe Celko uses that phrase a lot) and I also know what you meant. ;-)

Received on Fri May 03 2002 - 04:46:28 CDT

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