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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 13:48:56 GMT
Message-ID: <c761g.61681$VV4.1151995@ursa-nb00s0.nbnet.nb.ca>


x wrote:

> "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.

You must have the patience of a saint. I admire you. Received on Tue Apr 18 2006 - 08:48:56 CDT

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