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Re: Relational vs. PICK/Object DBMS

From: x <x-false_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 14:50:30 +0300
Message-ID: <4089025a$1@post.usenet.com>

"Dawn M. Wolthuis" <dwolt_at_tincat-group.com> wrote in message news:c668bn$ji2$1_at_news.netins.net...
> By using terms such as "base relation" you are locking into some
relational
> thinking already.

I don't know any other way ...
Could you a link to a good PICK tutorial ?

> [If you include an attribute named Man# in your example, I'll be
> soooooooooooo disappointed bz that was offensive in the 70's (and I spent
> many "man hours" ridding my company of such a field name) and is REALLY
> offensive in 2004! You should see the woman pages we put out there as
> documentation! smiles. --dawn]

I thought womens want to work "man hours" like everybody else. :-) In my native langue there are different words for man and human. We (the men) never use "man" to mean "human male" (but sometimes womens do). It's not my fault that in English "man" means "human being" but also "human male".

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