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Re: Advice on SQL and records

From: Jon Heggland <heggland_at_idi.ntnu.no>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 07:31:48 +0200
Message-ID: <MPG.1d74d3326aa3b589896fd@news.ntnu.no>


In article <1124733079.712475.143200_at_g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>, marshall.spight_at_gmail.com says...
> Paul wrote:
> > To me it suggests a collection of things in order, arranged
> > horizontally. Whereas the attributes of a SQL row shouldn't have an
> > order.

But in SQL, they do.

> You're right that "row" is a less than ideal term, though. The
> best term I can think of would be "member" from set theory, but
> I don't think that term would work out too well.

What's wrong with "tuple"?

-- 
Jon
Received on Tue Aug 23 2005 - 00:31:48 CDT

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