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

From: Lauri Pietarinen <lauri.pietarinen_at_atbusiness.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 12:23:39 +0200
Message-ID: <3E6C67AB.5020902@atbusiness.com>

Jan Hidders wrote:

>>>What makes you think that while-loops raise the level of abstraction?
>>>
>>>
>>What makes you think they don't?
>>
>>
>
>They are both imperative programming constructs.
>

That would impy that a Turing-machine program and a Java-program are on the same level of abstraction. They are both imperative programming constructs, are they not?

regards,
Lauri Pietarinen Received on Mon Mar 10 2003 - 04:23:39 CST

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