Re: Oracle and PICK

From: Eric Kaun <>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 17:10:49 GMT
Message-ID: <tQchc.806$>

"Tony" <> wrote in message
> "Nick" <> wrote in message
> > Ok,
> >
> > Define an Order Header and the Order Items in that table, please.
> You know that I know that you know that I would now provide you with 2
> create table statements. And I know that you know that I know that
> you would then say that was a Bad Thing. Etc. etc. etc.
> All we need then is for Wol to come along and claim that now I have
> mysteriously "scattered" the 2 entities Order and Order Line across 2
> separate tables, there is no way the DBMS can put them together again!
> Perhaps it's best that I just don't bother ;-)

I believe that we're part of an involuntary beta-test of the next AI "Eliza"-style software, simulating discussion of database topics.

Say, I wonder what they use as a data store on the back end? I'm guessing XML files, which accounts for the arbitrary nesting of concepts.

  • erk
Received on Tue Apr 20 2004 - 19:10:49 CEST

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