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Re: Oracle and PICK

From: Tony <andrewst_at_onetel.net.uk>
Date: 16 Apr 2004 14:20:35 -0700
Message-ID: <c0e3f26e.0404161320.1f5617a7@posting.google.com>


"Nick" <nquinnusa_at_earthlink.net> wrote in message news:<fIUfc.10834$zj3.574_at_newsread3.news.atl.earthlink.net>...
> Many, too many, years ago, I added a paragraph to my stand up sales routine
> just for the 'xpurt' IT weenies,
>
> "How can you describe a three dimensional 'any' thing in a two dimensional
> database?"

What, pray tell, is a "two dimensional database"? Look at this simple table definition:

create table three_dimensional_point( x int, y int, z int );

How many dimensions does that table have? Received on Fri Apr 16 2004 - 16:20:35 CDT

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