Re: Date's First Great Blunder

From: Laconic2 <>
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2004 08:22:16 -0400
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You are correct, NEO.

"Color is NULL" is the absence of an assertion about color. Why is it NULL? Maybe the data entry person left a field blank.

Maybe the current object is an idea, and ideas don't have colors.

As far as "divergence from reality" goes, a database doesn't represent reality. It represents what we think we know about reality. The difference is subtle but important. Received on Sun Apr 25 2004 - 14:22:16 CEST

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