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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, 07 Jul 2005 20:08:30 GMT
Message-ID: <2Zfze.139626$xo.7298142@phobos.telenet-ops.be>


vc wrote:
>
> Jan Hidders wrote:
>

>>vc wrote:
>>
>>>[...] To sum up, why cannot we talk about just "objects in the U.o.D" and need this "conceptual object" thingy ?
>>
>>We can, and we don't.

>
> <quote>
> A conceptual object is an object that is part of the universe of
> discourse that is under consideration.
>
> -- Jan Hidders
> </quote>
>
> How do you reconcile the quote above with "we can, and we don't" ?

Not wearing our thinking-cap today, are we? :-) We *can* talk about just "objects in the U.o.D" and *don't* need this "conceptual object" thingy.

Received on Thu Jul 07 2005 - 15:08:30 CDT

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