Re: Has E/R had a negative impact on db?

From: Jon Heggland <>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 08:48:43 +0200
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J M Davitt wrote:
> Bob Badour wrote:

>>  Similarly, Date and Darwen have dropped the term 'domain' in
>> favour of 'type', which decision certainly eliminates a lot of
>> explaining.

> In TTM3, they've stopped using familiar terms because they were familiar
> terms; no longer does the prose seem to gently guide readers along the
> path to enlightenment. (This, I think, is due mostly to Darwen's
> style.)

Do you consider the term "type" unfamiliar?

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