Re: Lucid statement of the MV vs RM position?

From: Jon Heggland <>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 10:12:07 +0200
Message-ID: <e2klkn$eh8$>

Bob Badour wrote:
> Jon Heggland wrote:

>> dawn wrote:
>>> We can do both ;-)  We ought not dismiss relations, nor modeling with
>>> relations, but we do need to go beyond the RM to include lists, for
>>> example, which the Information Principle (of the RM) does not permit.
>> I think (hope?) you mean "we do want to go beyond SQL to include lists,
>> for example, which SQL does not permit".

> She is a self-aggrandizing ignorant who hasn't a clue what she is
> talking about.

Thank you, but I prefer to make up my own mind about people. Which I have in the case of Dawn, by the way; my comment was primarily an involuntary reflex. The point shouldn't be unfamiliar to anyone who has read (and participated) in the recent 1NF threads here, but there you have it. :s

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