Re: Codd article really that hard to get?
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 18:56:22 +0100
Bob Badour wrote:
> "Amund Trovåg"
> <amundAndHereEndethMyName_at_removeINOLIKESPAMYOUSEEtexassibir.com> wrote in
> message news:3FD84132.3010905_at_removeINOLIKESPAMYOUSEEtexassibir.com...
>> >>Jerry Gitomer wrote: >> >>>Amund Trovåg wrote: >>> >>> >>>>Hi. >>>> >>>>I am a student looking for Codd's '72 article Relational Completeness >>>>in Data Base Sublanguages. My university library says that they are >>>>unable to order it from anywhere in the world(!)...umm there's got to >>>>be a mistake here. Isn't this article supposed to be read by the >>>>entire DB community? Where is it :) >>>> >>>>Any ideas appreciated. >>>> >>>>AT >>>> >>> >>>Learn to use Google and you will come to the following: >>> >>>[Codd1972b] >>> Codd, E.F. Relational Completeness of Data Base Sublanguages in >>>Data Base Systems. pp. 65-98 in Rustin, Randall J.(ed.). Data Base >>>Systems. Courant Computer Symposia Series, vol. 6. Prentice-Hall >>>(Englewood Cliffs, NJ: 1972). >>> >> >>Yes, yes. It has also been republished (that's why I got confused). But >>as you can see, I have already posted a sorry for posting post, 6 hours >>before your patronizing little note. I made the same conclusions as you >>did with your madskillz using google 6 hours ago. Do you then think I >>need this info? No? Then what is natural to do? Yes. Yes, exactly.
> It frequently takes hours or even days before a usenet post becomes visible
> to all readers.
This I didn't know.
>It makes little sense to get pissed off at someone for
> answering your question and for suggesting an alternate technique to get
> more timely answers.
Depends on the formulations, now doesn't it?
> If you do not want patronizing little notes, make sure you rtfm and google
> before asking for anyone else's help.
Well, I did, found the correct reference, but made a mistake when showing it to my local library. Hence the "nevermind-post". Oh, and you do a great job in patronizing as well, but I have read the kind of posts you have made before, so I wont make a big thing out of it.
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