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Re: Xquery might have some things right

From: Tom Hester <$$>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 13:57:39 -0800
Message-ID: <c9689$404f8f56$45033832$>

Tell me Mr. Tuttle, in what duct may we find you?

"Archibald Tuttle" <> wrote in message news:h%C3c.10323297$

> "Dawn M. Wolthuis" <> wrote:

> >"Bob Badour" <> wrote in message
> >
> >> "Peter Koch Larsen" <> wrote in message
> >> news:9812c.104711$
> >> >
> >> > "Dawn M. Wolthuis" <> skrev i en meddelelse
> >> > news:c23ic9$usb$
> ><snip>
> >> > All in all, quite an empty post for so much text.
> >>
> >> It goes with the brain that created it.
> >
> >Is that really necessary, Bob? I have no problem with you disagreeing
> >statements I make, even indicating if you think they are illogical or
> >but the personal attack when you do not even know me is really offensive.
> >I'm sure you intend for me to take offense, but I really don't enjoy the
> >discourse under such conditions. I figure you must have some significant
> >issues and I'm sorry if you have a need to take out whatever on whomever,
> >but lay off buddy, OK? --dawn

> Although it's true that Bob becomes harsh and nervous very quickly, it's also
> true that
> is always very succint and precise instead of making tons of posts full of
> re-hashed
> arguments and retorics.
> I appreciate very much his attitude to always make critics and questioning
> everything,
> a simple question helps people on reasoning more on the subject, and in
> long run
> it helps either developing ideas, or throwing them away. Unless, of course, you
> have
> just and ego and you come over just to make claims without being prepared to
> be challenged on them (and, maybe, without even basic knowledge on the subject).
> It's very nice to discuss and explore things without every time questioning
> every basic
> concept, much of them are already taken for granted.
> This NG is about database theory, not about eveyone's personal view of the
> world,
> coming here trying to say that a well-estabilished, sound and proven
theory is
> out
> of date, inefficient or too much costly for general implementations, requires
> you to
> have much more than a vision to both impress the audience and gain some
> respectability.
> In other words: he gained my respect; you still have to.
> Mr. Tuttle
Received on Wed Mar 10 2004 - 15:57:39 CST

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