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Re: Date's First Great Blunder

From: Eric Kaun <ekaun_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 19:50:51 GMT
Message-ID: <vCgfc.262$gZ3.221@newssvr16.news.prodigy.com>


"Alfredo Novoa" <alfredo_at_ncs.es> wrote in message news:407d5ed4.13834002_at_news.wanadoo.es...
> On Wed, 14 Apr 2004 13:21:41 GMT, "Eric Kaun" <ekaun_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> >What is metadata for a type, other than the type itself?
>
> I disagree. A type is a set of values and a set of operators but the
> metadata of a type are things like the name of the type, the name of
> the possreps, the name of the possrep's components and their types,
> etc.

OK, I can buy that. I think for purposes of this discussion that we can ignore those other things - though come to think of it, POSSREP will probably creep into the discussion. I was trying to start simply. Received on Wed Apr 14 2004 - 14:50:51 CDT

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