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Re: cdt glossary 0.1.0 [Data]

From: David Cressey <dcressey_at_verizon.net>
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 15:13:00 GMT
Message-ID: <0u_Lf.478$FY1.336@trndny06>

"Marshall Spight" <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com> wrote in

> Yeah, that wikipedia article is pretty lame. I found this gem in
> there, also: "data is unstructured." So I guess if I were to use
> the phrase "structured data", it would be a contradiction in
> terms, and I'd probably be the first one ever to use such
> a term. Right ....
>
> Oh, and we're also going to have to rename the group to
> comp.informationbases.theory, by the way.
>

Warning: tongue in cheek definition.

Information is what you want. Data is what you are given. Received on Sat Feb 25 2006 - 09:13:00 CST

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