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

From: Jan Hidders <>
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2005 19:34:17 GMT
Message-ID: <ZmWye.138790$>

VC wrote:
> "Jan Hidders" <> wrote in message
> news:%fLye.138287$

>>VC wrote:
>>>"Jan Hidders" <> wrote in message 
>>>>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 ?

?? You mean, apart from indicating that this particular object belongs the universe of discourse?

  • Jan Hidders
Received on Wed Jul 06 2005 - 21:34:17 CEST

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