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Re: Definitions of Software and Database

From: David Cressey <dcressey_at_verizon.net>
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 07:14:26 GMT
Message-ID: <mTgGf.383$Tb.285@trndny01>

"dawn" <dawnwolthuis_at_gmail.com> wrote
in message news:1139183957.058374.247300_at_z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com...
>
> Leif B. Kristensen wrote:
> > dawn rose and spake:
> >
> > > Anyway, to get this particular thread started, my question is: What is
> > > a precise definition fof the term "software" when used in the phrase
> > > "software developer" and (how) does software relate to databases?
> >
> > A software developer is a person capable of arranging a collection of
> > ones and zeroes in such a way as to bend a thinking stone to obey his
> > will.
>
> Close, but since they don't direct order the 1's and 0's, it doesn't
> have the same ring, but perhaps:

The word "arranging" carries the idea of "ordering" implicitly. The phrase "obey his will" carries the idea of "intent" fairly explicitly. Received on Wed Feb 08 2006 - 01:14:26 CST

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