Re: What databases have taught me
Date: 30 Jun 2006 12:20:45 -0700
Bob Badour wrote:
> Marshall wrote:
> > Mmmm, what I was trying to point out is that it is a somewhat
> > OOish idea to consider functions on a type as part of the
> > definition of that type.
> > Given a set A, and a set B.
> > Given a function f: A -> B
> > We would not *necessarily* consider f as part of the definition of A.
> I would. I wouldn't necessarily require all operations defined on a type
> be declared to the dbms, but the type is a set of values and a set of
> operations on those values.