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Re: Operationalize orthogonality

From: Pickie <keith.johnson_at_datacom.co.nz>
Date: 5 Jun 2006 17:40:55 -0700
Message-ID: <1149554455.416777.89860@i40g2000cwc.googlegroups.com>

Bob Badour wrote:
> Tony D wrote:
>
> > You're missing the type generator out, which is crucial. Please reread
> > my post from 12:24 am on 31st May, which hopefully makes the
> > progression clear. If not, post a reply there and I'll try explaining
> > anything that isn't clear.
> >
> > Pickie wrote:
> >
> >>OK. Start again.
> >>
> >>Given a tabular database which only supports the boolean type (a value
> >>can only be TRUE or FALSE). How, using rows and that boolean type, can
> >>I define another type?
>
> Tony, you are wasting your time with that one. Prolonged pick use has
> damaged his brain.
>
> If he cannot figure out how to construct other types out of bits, he has
> no business in computing.

Really, tsk tsk tsk. Anyone other than a complete ignorant understands the difference between the logical (booleans) and the physical (bits). Received on Mon Jun 05 2006 - 19:40:55 CDT

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