Re: Does Codd's view of a relational database differ from that ofDate&Darwin?[M.Gittens]
Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2005 11:15:29 +0200
In article <1120752683.210330.79280_at_g44g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>,
> User defined types
Whether they are user defined or not does not really matter.
> present rather archaic approach to units. Modern
> approach is symbolic manipulation
I'm not able to make sense of this. What are the domains of your relations? What does null mean? Is "<distance = 20 meters, time = 3 hours>" really a predicate? How does the system solve your 34477.985 = x*lb equation? In what way is this simpler or better than possreps?
-- JonReceived on Fri Jul 08 2005 - 11:15:29 CEST