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Re: Date's First Great Blunder

From: Dawn M. Wolthuis <dwolt_at_tincat-group.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 17:49:35 -0500
Message-ID: <c649e7$1t3$1@news.netins.net>


"Leandro Guimarães Faria Corsetti Dutra" <leandro_at_dutra.fastmail.fm> wrote in message news:pan.2004.04.20.22.11.28.448611_at_dutra.fastmail.fm...
> Em Mon, 19 Apr 2004 14:01:11 -0500, Dawn M. Wolthuis escreveu:
>
> >> Alphora Dataphor.
> >
> > Great -- so what advantages can you see in a real relational database
> > management system that are not present in the not-exacxtly-relational
> > implementations that are out there? In other words, in what way is a
pure
> > relational implementation more useful than one that is not-so-pure?
>
> User defined types as first class citizens, including special
> values to get us rid of NULLs.

Good deal.
>
> Updateable derived relations (updateable views).

Wonderful!

> All the system defined on the database, including UI.

I'll withhold judgment until I take a look

> And so on... get it for yourself on http://alphora.com./ --

OK

> unfortunately it needs MS .Net.

nevermind ;-(

smiles. --dawn

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