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Re: MV Keys (was: Key attributes with list values)

From: David Cressey <dcressey_at_verizon.net>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 11:44:53 GMT
Message-ID: <VCBMf.1063$FY1.309@trndny06>

"Marshall Spight" <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com> wrote in message news:1141014633.649748.150500_at_i39g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
> JOG wrote:
> >
> > Yes! This point is crucial and why (dawn ;) one should desperately
> > avoid the conceptual squashing of sets, multisets, orderings, peruvian
> > monkey fish, etc., into a single catchall "list" construct.
>
> I think that sets and multisets can both be handled well with
> relations, as can orderings if necessary. But I long for
> the day when mathematicians will develop a unified model
> that will handle both lists and peruvian monkey fish.
>
> Tasty, tasty peruvian monkey fish. Mmmmmm.
>
>
> Marshall
>
Received on Mon Feb 27 2006 - 05:44:53 CST

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