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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: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 13:05:40 +0200
Message-ID: <or5lb190u2hm70cuma1ibml9u84eg5u9cc@4ax.com>


On Wed, 22 Jun 2005 19:12:20 GMT, Jan Hidders <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be> wrote:

>>>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.

There are not query languages. Daplex and SQL are data languages.

On the other hand a Daplex query reads the current state of variables and that is imperative programming.

Regards Received on Thu Jun 23 2005 - 06:05:40 CDT

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