Re: database systems and organizational intelligence

From: Alfredo Novoa <>
Date: Mon, 31 May 2004 14:55:07 GMT
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On Mon, 31 May 2004 09:01:16 -0400, "Laconic2" <> wrote:

>It has nothing to do with English versus Spanish. Trust me. It has to do
>with whether you think that only physical objects exist.

It has to do with whether you think that abstract objects have not physical properties.

>Data exists. There is a physical representation of that data on a CD, for
>example. That physical representation is just as real as the ink on paper
>is real, or the carvings on the rosetta stone are real.

But it is a physical representation of the data, not the data. It resembles me to the primitive people who thought that photographies steal the "soul" of the people :-)

  Alfredo Received on Mon May 31 2004 - 16:55:07 CEST

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