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Re: One Ring to Bind Them

From: Laconic2 <laconic2_at_comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2004 06:27:47 -0400
Message-ID: <cZydnRLRHYZcPUPdRVn-gw@comcast.com>

"Marshall Spight" <mspight_at_dnai.com> wrote in message news:GipDc.159689$3x.28156_at_attbi_s54...
> "Anthony W. Youngman" <wol_at_thewolery.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
news:jJnvJwDHSy0AFw$a_at_thewolery.demon.co.uk...
> >
> > Yes, but relational formalises metadata INTO data. Once it's in an RDBMS
> > it's no longer metadata, because the rdbms doesn't understand any
> > meaning in it and can't take advantage of that meaning so it's just
> > data.
>
> This is just fundamentally wrong. It's so pervasively wrong it's almost
> hard to know where to start.
>

Excellent! Received on Sun Jun 27 2004 - 05:27:47 CDT

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