Re: Extending my question. Was: The relational model and relational algebra - why did SQL become the industry standard?

From: Jan Hidders <>
Date: 11 Feb 2003 11:58:09 +0100
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Amund Trovåg wrote:
>First and foremost it seems that CJ Date and Pascal are the most vocal of
>the critcs of the SQL language, and they seem to be making a whole host of
>valid arguments of the website Database Debunkings( Are
>these arguments considered correct and valid by DB-theorists in general, or
>is this a two-man crusade type of thing?

From personal experience I would say that they are widely considered correct by DB theorists, even by those that don't care much for his other writings.

  • Jan Hidders
Received on Tue Feb 11 2003 - 11:58:09 CET

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