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

From: Eric Kaun <>
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2004 15:23:55 GMT
Message-ID: <fYFxc.6812$>

"Anthony W. Youngman" <> wrote in message news:23$
> In message <Bt%vc.5720$>, Eric Kaun
> <> writes
> >I don't equate tuples with axioms, at least not as far as a theory like
> >relational goes. I'm out of my depth in terms of the logical lexicon, but
> >I'd say predicates correspond better, and if you have an unbounded
> >set, then yes, you've got crap.
> >
> Exactly. That's why I said it feels wrong ...

Not really - you were talking about relational in general. No database I've ever seen has an unbounded predicate set - that's impossible, as far as I know.

  • erk
Received on Wed Jun 09 2004 - 17:23:55 CEST

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