Re: Extending my question. Was: The relational model and relationalalgebra - why did SQL become the industry standard?
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 02:21:22 -0500
"Paul Vernon" <paul.vernon_at_ukk.ibmm.comm> wrote in message
> "Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_golden.net> wrote in message
> BTW, do the people here think that a DATABASE is a good term for a 'set'
> RELATIONs? or is there another, better term around. For that matter is
> a DATABASE a 'set' of relations a gross misuse of the term set and so
> 'collection' is better?
I like Darwen's definition of a database as a set of true statements or facts best. Received on Fri Feb 21 2003 - 08:21:22 CET