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Re: Lucid statement of the MV vs RM position?

From: David Cressey <dcressey_at_verizon.net>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 11:45:45 GMT
Message-ID: <Jfn4g.3552$Cc.1188@trndny07>

"Pickie" <keith.johnson_at_datacom.co.nz> wrote in message news:1146174524.598733.305370_at_i40g2000cwc.googlegroups.com...
> Yes David, it was worth reading, thank you.
>
> One of the problems when discussing the Pick-MV world is that there is
> thirty-some years of changes. The original idea is described in a 1965
> paper by Don Nelson, while the version known as R83 is looked on as the
> archetype for "Pick". Universe now has SQL support, so maybe it is a
> full-fledged DBMS?

SQL support is neither necessary nor sufficient for status as a full fledged DBMS. And I say that notwithstanding the fact that I like SQL pretty well. Received on Fri Apr 28 2006 - 06:45:45 CDT

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