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Re: object algebra

From: Neo <neo55592_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 10 Mar 2004 11:51:18 -0800
Message-ID: <4b45d3ad.0403101151.47464a4b@posting.google.com>


> > > The schema is what the data *means.*
> >
> > First your definition does not match others. Per dictionary, a schema
> > is an underlying organization pattern or scheme.
>
> Yes. It is this underlying organizational pattern or schema that
> determines what the data means.

In TDM/XDb1, it is nearly the reverse. No schema determines what data means. Instead, the current data can be used to derive schemas of any level of generalization. Received on Wed Mar 10 2004 - 13:51:18 CST

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