Re: Storing data and code in a Db with LISP-like interface
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 16:47:47 +0300
"Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote in message
> 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 - 15:47:47 CEST