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Re: In an RDBMS, what does "Data" mean?

From: Paul <paul_at_test.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2004 23:30:20 +0100
Message-ID: <G%5xc.12221$NK4.1675151@stones.force9.net>


x wrote:
>>I'm using identical to mean "identical syntax, though possibly different
>>semantics". (And maybe different relation, column names).
>>
>>I think maybe we're talking at cross-purposes here: I'm thinking of a
>>database from a purely syntactically viewpoint, you're thinking of it as
>>a whole, semantics included.

>
> Big difference, don't you think ?

Indeed.

>>What database-related elements would you say correspond to the different
>>parts of Godel's theorem (logic, theory, model, axioms)? If indeed you
>>think it's applicable at all?

>
> I think it is applicable to the query part of a RDBMS.

So logical expressions correspond to queries. What corresponds to "theories", "models" and "axioms"?

Paul. Received on Mon Jun 07 2004 - 17:30:20 CDT

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