Re: Grammatical Inconsistencies

From: Alfredo Novoa <>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 10:12:30 GMT
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On Tue, 20 Apr 2004 18:23:50 GMT, James L. Ryan <> wrote:

>My guideline here is C. J. Date's "An Introduction to Database Systems, 7th
>Edition." On page 156 he states, "We consider the operators in the sequence
>union, intersection, difference, product, restrict, project, join, and
>divide..." (In the book the operator names are italicized .) I consider the
>first four of these to be expressed as nouns and the remaining four as verbs.
>This is the "grammatical inconsistency" to which I was alluding in my
>originating note in this threadlet.

I agree.

  Alfredo Received on Wed Apr 21 2004 - 12:12:30 CEST

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