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

From: Jan Hidders <hidders_at_hcoss.uia.ac.be>
Date: 12 Mar 2003 16:45:05 +0100
Message-ID: <3e6f5601.0@news.ruca.ua.ac.be>


In article <3e6ef1b4.0_at_news.ruca.ua.ac.be>, Jan Hidders <hidders_at_ua.ac.be> wrote:
>Bob Badour wrote:
>>
>> [... the usual explanation for why abstraction in a programming or query
>> language is a good thing ... ]
>>
>>Jan is just being contrary to suit his emotional needs.
>
>Absolutely. I get highly upset if I see all the sloppy reasoning, sweeping
>generalizations and unwarranted assumptions in an area that I happen to love
>and know a thing or two about. [... ]

As much as I would like to continue our conversations, a few very hard dead-lines have appeared on my horizon, so I will probably not reply within the next two weeks. Experience suggests that this means the death of the conversation, but I'm sure the same subjects will come up again sooner or later.

Take care,

Received on Wed Mar 12 2003 - 09:45:05 CST

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