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

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_golden.net>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 11:33:26 -0500
Message-ID: <MMJba.45$6q1.2217004@mantis.golden.net>


"Jan Hidders" <hidders_at_hcoss.uia.ac.be> wrote in message news:3e6f5601.0_at_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,
>
> -- Jan Hidders

Good luck on your deadlines. I have a few things to attend to myself, Bob Received on Wed Mar 12 2003 - 10:33:26 CST

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