Re: MV Keys (was: Key attributes with list values)
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 11:44:53 GMT
"Marshall Spight" <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com> wrote in message
> 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.
Received on Mon Feb 27 2006 - 12:44:53 CET