Re: Grammatical Inconsistencies

From: Alfredo Novoa <>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 14:58:23 GMT
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On Mon, 19 Apr 2004 23:14:04 GMT, James L. Ryan <> wrote:

>Does anyone else find themselves somewhat uncomfortable that, in the context
>of relational databases, we say such as "Join" and "Project"

We say "join" and "projection"

>, but we also say
>such as "Intersection" and "Union"? Why not "Junction" and "Projection"

"Join" can be used as a noun, then it is a synonym of "junction", but "join" is shorter.

  Alfredo Received on Tue Apr 20 2004 - 16:58:23 CEST

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