Re: MV Keys

From: Jon Heggland <>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 11:37:57 +0100
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In article <>, says...
> Or, maybe another approach would be for me to say that tuples
> do exist, but only in the context of relations, and even though
> they exist, there are no operators to extract them from the
> relations they are in.

Yes, please do! Then I will let it go. :)

> Like with an array: an array is a collection of updatable cells,
> but there's no cell primitive. You can't have a cell in isolation
> by itself, but if you really wanted one, you could make a
> one-long array that had a single cell in it, and use that.

I object to this analogy (I think arrays prove *my* point, not yours), but frankly I'm getting tired of this discussion. :)

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