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Re: Logical equivalence of simple and complex types under the relational model?

From: Dan <guntermann_at_verizon.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2004 08:27:17 GMT
Message-ID: <FlArd.14225$lv6.11586@trnddc03>

"Alfredo Novoa" <alfredo_at_ncs.es> wrote in message news:41aded4f.6081093_at_news.wanadoo.es...
> 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.

>
>
> Regards
>

- Dan Received on Thu Dec 02 2004 - 02:27:17 CST

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