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

From: Gene Wirchenko <genew_at_ucantrade.com.NOTHERE>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 14:02:37 -0700
Message-ID: <ejm5d19ood3l54o9524kbaeg4au81cvkv5@4ax.com>


On 11 Jul 2005 10:35:15 -0700, "vc" <boston103_at_hotmail.com> wrote:

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>Would not you agree that the word "constructor" describes better what
>it does than a "selector" ? Also, with the object type that's its

     No. In the case of a constant, the value is not being constructed. (For example, the value 3 already exists.) The value is being selected from the set of valid values for the type.

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Sincerely,

Gene Wirchenko Received on Mon Jul 11 2005 - 16:02:37 CDT

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