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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: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 22:18:47 GMT
Message-ID: <bd_we.134172$281.7059554@phobos.telenet-ops.be>


lauri.pietarinen_at_atbusiness.com wrote:
> Jan Hidders wrote:

>>lauri.pietarinen_at_atbusiness.com wrote:
>>
>>>Jim Gray said to me once, face to face, that
>>>"XML might, just might, be THE next Data Model".
>>
>>And did you ask what he exactly meant with that? Did he mean that it
>>*would*, or that it *should* become the dominant data model?

>
> To tell the truth, I was so stunned by his statement
> that I did not know how ask for any refinement.

Ok.

> Any how, even if he had meant that it was just a fact of
> life, good or bad, that will XML dominate over RM it still
> is a strange statement.

Really? Why? I certainly wouldn't exclude that possibility.

Received on Thu Jun 30 2005 - 17:18:47 CDT

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