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Re: Grammatical Inconsistencies

From: Alfredo Novoa <alfredo_at_ncs.es>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 14:58:23 GMT
Message-ID: <40853a00.16469602@news.wanadoo.es>


On Mon, 19 Apr 2004 23:14:04 GMT, James L. Ryan <taliesinsoft_at_mac.com> 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.

Regards
  Alfredo Received on Tue Apr 20 2004 - 09:58:23 CDT

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