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

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 12:44:26 GMT
Message-ID: <Ka51g.61642$VV4.1150983@ursa-nb00s0.nbnet.nb.ca>


x wrote:

> "Neo" <neo55592_at_hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:1145314715.305625.315870_at_t31g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...
> 
> 

>>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.

Except that Neo is a total ignorant who fails to realise that his method works no more often than Date method and very often less. Received on Tue Apr 18 2006 - 07:44:26 CDT

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