Re: Logical equivalence of simple and complex types under the relational model?
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2004 08:27:17 GMT
"Alfredo Novoa" <alfredo_at_ncs.es> wrote in message
> On Tue, 30 Nov 2004 21:02:07 +0000, Paul <paul_at_test.com> wrote:
>>The way I see it, DBMSs consist of two (orthogonal) components: a type
>>system and a relational system.
> The "relational system" can not exist without the type system, so they
> are not independent.
IMO, orthogonal does not mean independent, so it seems you are attacking a straw man since independence of RM and type systems was never the claim. Of course there is some dependence and a relationship.
- Dan Received on Thu Dec 02 2004 - 09:27:17 CET