Re: database systems and organizational intelligence

From: mAsterdam <>
Date: Mon, 31 May 2004 18:48:21 +0200
Message-ID: <40bb61cd$0$65124$>

x wrote:

> Alfredo Novoa wrote:

>>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 :-)
> Why store and retrieve are *physical* properties ?

Can you please spare me guessing what you mean by rephrasing? Received on Mon May 31 2004 - 18:48:21 CEST

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