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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: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 20:10:08 GMT
Message-ID: <A8iwe.132544$4b5.7045232@phobos.telenet-ops.be>


Jon Heggland wrote:
> In article <5gbve.129762$xR7.7073902_at_phobos.telenet-ops.be>,
> jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be says...
>

>>Also note, btw., that a Real RDBMS that allows you to define a domain 
>>that captures all the aspects of an XML document as described in the 
>>definition, would pretty much satisfy the definition.

>
> Not really. It would not have "an XML document as its fundamental unit
> of (logical) storage, just as a relational database has a row in a table
> as its fundamental unit of (logical) storage.",

Note that I said "pretty much". You are quite right that it would fit the definition of XML-enabled DBMS better.

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