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

From: x <x_at_not-exists.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 16:47:47 +0300
Message-ID: <e22qkh$9bd$1@emma.aioe.org>

"Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote in message news:Ka51g.61642$VV4.1150983_at_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.

I have tried to give him some pointers a few times. He made much progress.
I admire him. Received on Tue Apr 18 2006 - 08:47:47 CDT

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