Re: Date's First Great Blunder

From: Alfredo Novoa <>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 11:50:57 GMT
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On Wed, 14 Apr 2004 19:50:51 GMT, "Eric Kaun" <> 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.

Now I understand you.

The metadata of a type can be extracted from the type definition.

  Alfredo Received on Thu Apr 15 2004 - 13:50:57 CEST

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