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

From: VC <boston103_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 06:27:02 -0400
Message-ID: <Q7adnaFQrMluLFbfRVn-uA@comcast.com>

"Jan Hidders" <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be> wrote in message news:%fLye.138287$xL5.7348350_at_phobos.telenet-ops.be...
> VC wrote:
>> "Jan Hidders" <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be> wrote in message
>> news:0JCye.138113$oZ3.7282728_at_phobos.telenet-ops.be...
>>
>>>VC wrote:
>>>
>>>>What I am really curious about is the stuff like "conceptual object
>>>>type" and such for which there appears be no clear definition either
>>>>formal or informal.. Let's talk about them, shall we ?
>>>
>>>Fair enough. Let's concentrate on that.
>>
>> So what's the difference between an object and a conceptual object ?
>
> A conceptual object is an object that is part of the universe of discourse
> that is under consideration.

That's cool, but what I was resally asking was what the difference between an "object" and the "conceptual object". What is the word "conceptual" doing here ?

>
> -- Jan Hidders
Received on Wed Jul 06 2005 - 05:27:02 CDT

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