Re: Storing data and code in a Db with LISP-like interface
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 13:48:56 GMT
> "Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote in message
>>>"Neo" <neo55592_at_hotmail.com> 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.
>>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.
You must have the patience of a saint. I admire you. Received on Tue Apr 18 2006 - 15:48:56 CEST