Re: The Practical Benefits of the Relational Model

From: mountain man <>
Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 09:17:57 +1000
Message-ID: <177j9.37411$>

"David Cressey" <> wrote in message news:HM4j9.118$
> > The front end of the application which is fully defined within the
> > RDBMS is a portal to the RDBMS. One small light-footed program
> > with absolutely zero application specific code. Consequently, it
> > requires zero maintenance when developing using it, because all
> > such development, by implicit design, is achieved exclusively by
> > harnessing RDBMS stored procedures.
> Some people are building systems that use the web browser as the "generic
> lightweight client".
> If the browser includes a JVM, there is a wide range of application
> specific behavior that can be
> loaded "just in time". I see some problems, due to web protocol, but
> nevertheless...

Thanks for your comments.

I have given the functionality of "web enablement" much thought and have in fact developed a version of the application using the MS .asp platform.

The web browser can be used for the (R)DBMS I/O or not, as the case may be.

Farmer Brown
Falls Creek, OZ
Received on Sun Sep 22 2002 - 01:17:57 CEST

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