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

From: Alfredo Novoa <alfredo_novoa_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 13:37:35 +0200
Message-ID: <6ajib1ljrd2rs6al5sm9437gaq1h3rbt46@4ax.com>


On Wed, 22 Jun 2005 06:42:47 GMT, Jan Hidders <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be> wrote:

>Alfredo Novoa wrote:
>>
>> Declarative is not the contrary of imperative, it is the contrary of
>> procedural, and Daplex is very procedural besides imperative.
>
>The words "procedural" and "imperative" are in this context largely
>synonymous.

They are largely confused, but not synonymous.

http://foldoc.doc.ic.ac.uk/foldoc/foldoc.cgi?imperative+language

>> I consider it utterly primitive, obsolete and regressive. A complete
>> waste of time.
>
>No! Really!? :-)

Really really :)

Such path was abandoned decades ago.

Regards Received on Wed Jun 22 2005 - 06:37:35 CDT

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