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Re: Extending my question. Was: The relational model and relational

From: Steve Kass <skass_at_drew.edu>
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2003 15:29:59 -0500
Message-ID: <b38mgv$muo$1@slb6.atl.mindspring.net>


I've changed my mind. Multisets are not useful, for the reasons you've given, and they have no relevance to any theory of database management. You're absolutely right about everything, and I'm sorry I was such an idiot.

Steve

Bob Badour wrote:

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>If multisets are useful to you for database management, how exactly are they
>useful? How does this utility sufficiently compensate for the lack of
>logical identity and for the lack of physical independence? Can you offer
>anything specific that has direct relevance to any theory of database
>management?
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Received on Sat Feb 22 2003 - 14:29:59 CST

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