Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 12:44:38 -0600
"Joe "Nuke Me Xemu" Foster" <joe_at_bftsi0.UUCP> wrote in message
> "portroe" <bob_at_sleigh.com> wrote in message
> > can anybody give me a definition of domain as applied to DB theory,
> If a DBMS had proper support for defining types, domains would be types.
> Just as most modern programming languages support the creation of new
> types, RDBMS' should support the creation and use of new domains.
To answer the original question, without looking up anyone else's definition, I'd say that a domain is a named set of possible attribute values for a specified attribute.
> Joe Foster <mailto:jlfoster%40znet.com> DC8s in Spaace:
> WARNING: I cannot be held responsible for the above They're
> because my cats have apparently learned to type. take me away,
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