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Re: relations aren't types?

From: Joe \ <joe_at_bftsi0.UUCP>
Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2003 19:44:03 -0800
Message-ID: <1072496648.293318@news-1.nethere.net>


"Marshall Spight" <mspight_at_dnai.com> wrote in message <news:dg1Hb.657908$HS4.4679784_at_attbi_s01>...

> "Joe "Nuke Me Xemu" Foster" <joe_at_bftsi0.UUCP> wrote in message news:1072468375.178802_at_news-1.nethere.net...
> >
> > I'm having a horrible vision of the love-child of the relational
> > model and 'dynamic' typing a la Smalltalk, Python, or VBScript...
>
> Why is it horrible?

Interoperability with programs written in static-typed languages would be a concern, as would the problem of declaring constraints.

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Received on Fri Dec 26 2003 - 21:44:03 CST

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