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Re: What databases have taught me

From: Keith H Duggar <duggar_at_alum.mit.edu>
Date: 30 Jun 2006 13:06:35 -0700
Message-ID: <1151697995.568180.72670@75g2000cwc.googlegroups.com>


Marshall wrote:
> Dmitry A. Kazakov wrote:
> > Types aren't sets of values.
>
> Would Russell agree, I wonder?

Exactly.

> > They are structures like: ring, field etc.
>
> Field is a type.

Why are you agreeing to this? A field is an algebra not a type. Dimitry seems to be using a rather odd non-standard terminology. At least to me. What am I missing? I recall any books where field = type.

Received on Fri Jun 30 2006 - 15:06:35 CDT

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