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Re: which softeware can create database?

From: Jan Hidders <hidders_at_REMOVE.THIS.uia.ua.ac.be>
Date: 11 Nov 2002 15:23:38 +0100
Message-ID: <3dcfbd6a$1@news.uia.ac.be>


Bob Badour wrote:
>
>"Jan Hidders" <hidders_at_REMOVE.THIS.uia.ua.ac.be> wrote in message
>news:3dcdf7ac$1_at_news.uia.ac.be...
>> Bob Badour wrote:
>> >"Jan Hidders" <hidders_at_REMOVE.THIS.uia.ua.ac.be> wrote in message
>> >news:3dc912f4$1_at_news.uia.ac.be...
>> >> Bob Badour wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >If a transmitter throws a symbol around in a forum where the symbol
>has a
>> >> >precise well-defined meaning with a longstanding history of convention
>> >> >without first learning what that meaning is, the transmitter
>contributes
>> >> >noise at the source and communication will only degrade from that
>point.
>> >>
>> >> What makes you think that the term RDBMS has "a precise well-defined
>> >> meaning with a longstanding history of convention"?
>> >
>> >http://www.acm.org/classics/nov95/
>>
>> So you got a history, now all you have to show is the convention. :-)
>
>http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/d/Date:C=_J=.html
>
>http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/f/Fagin:Ronald.htm
>l
>
>http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/g/Goodman:Nathan.h
>tml
>
>http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/b/Bernstein:Philip
>_A=.html

These lists are meaningless unless you show that in many of these articles these people use the term RDBMS as Date would like them to. Have you actually ever been to conferences like VLDB or SIGMOD? I have. They don't.

Received on Mon Nov 11 2002 - 08:23:38 CST

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