Re: First Impressions on Using Alphora's Dataphor

From: Peter Koch Larsen <>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 20:54:27 +0200
Message-ID: <CrLXc.41325$>

"Laconic2" <> skrev i en meddelelse
> "Josh Hewitt" <> wrote in message
> > - Although it is logical after giving it a little thought, it came as a
> > nasty surprise that Dataphor demands that all scalar types that might
> > appear in a context where duplicate elimination is required must have
> > the less-than (Dataphor calls it 'iLess') operator defined on them.
> Yes, it is logical.

Why? You only need the operator "same as" (is it "=" or "==" on Alphora?) to remove duplicates. I would probably implement duplicate removal using some kind of hashing.


Kind regards
Peter Received on Fri Aug 27 2004 - 20:54:27 CEST

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