Re: Storing data and code in a Db with LISP-like interface

From: x <>
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 10:34:12 +0300
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"Neo" <> wrote in message

> An analogy follows to explain how I am using flexible. Please excuse
> any exaggerations :) Suppose Date has a method of opening containers
> (bottles, cans, drums, ice chests, etc). Using Date's method, one can
> open 70% of all containers that currently exist. Neo also has a method
> of opening containers. Neo's method can open 95% of current containers
> and 95% of all future containers (some of new type). Date's method uses
> less resources (time, steps, memory, processing power, money, etc) but
> is more limited. Neo's method uses more resources but is less limited.
> Its not that Date could use more resources to open a higher % of
> containers. Date simply can't come up with a more
> general/flexible/versatile/encompassing method at this time.

What you say might be true about Date method but not about Codd method. Received on Tue Apr 18 2006 - 09:34:12 CEST

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