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Re: Does Codd's view of a relational database differ from that ofDate&Darwin?[M.Gittens]

From: Gene Wirchenko <genew_at_ucantrade.com.NOTHERE>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 13:46:08 -0700
Message-ID: <reugb1h8eqlbrc5a1vm91br63evdl12pf0@4ax.com>


On 17 Jun 2005 18:43:51 -0700, "Marshall Spight" <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com> wrote:

>Alexandr Savinov wrote:
>>
>> I would say: "Avoid iterations if you know how". But your answer is:
>> "You must use iterations (even if you know how to avoid them" because it
>> is our religion".
>
>Good grief, I can't believe I wasted 5 minutes of my life talking with
>this fellow.
>
>I have however two consolations:
>
>1) He's going to spend the next two years of his life on an idea that
>will take him nowhere.

     Or more.

>2) He's Quote of the Week on dbdebunk.com!

     I submitted that. It struck me as a particularly good example of a bad example.

>> So your notes are rather irrelevant.
>
>Just because you didn't understand them doesn't mean they're
>irrelevant.

     True, but try convincing him of that. Better yet, do not.

Sincerely,

Gene Wirchenko Received on Tue Jun 21 2005 - 15:46:08 CDT

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