Re: relations aren't types?

From: Joe \ <joe_at_bftsi0.UUCP>
Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2003 11:53:46 -0800
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"Bob Badour" <> wrote in message <>...

> "Marshall Spight" <> wrote in message
> news:y8_Gb.205873$_M.909925_at_attbi_s54...

> > Why not just declare the two
> > cases as identical?
> Why not declare strings and integers identical and avoid all those pesky
> conversions too? Do you see the absurdity?

I'm having a horrible vision of the love-child of the relational model and 'dynamic' typing a la Smalltalk, Python, or VBScript...

Joe Foster <>     On the cans? <>
WARNING: I cannot be held responsible for the above        They're   coming  to
because  my cats have  apparently  learned to type.        take me away, ha ha!
Received on Fri Dec 26 2003 - 20:53:46 CET

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