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

From: Jan Hidders <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 19:12:20 GMT
Message-ID: <oKiue.127259$Ua5.7044141@phobos.telenet-ops.be>


Alfredo Novoa wrote:

> 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

The context in which the term was used was query languages, not update languages.

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