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Re: List Database Theories

From: Leandro Guimar„es Faria Corsetti Dutra <leandro_at_dutra.fastmail.fm>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 14:15:00 -0300
Message-ID: <pan.2004.04.28.17.14.58.476338@dutra.fastmail.fm>


Em Wed, 28 Apr 2004 07:07:59 +0000, Bill H escreveu:

>> If you stick to what a theory should be -- meaning well-defined,
>> consistent, formalisable -- there is only one, the relational model of
>> data and database management.

>
> You are joking, right?

        No. Any others? Unfortunately, neither XML, nor OO nor hierarhical nor network 'models' have ever risen to become general theories of data. Graphs anyone?

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