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Re: why hierarchy?

From: paul c <toledobythesea_at_oohay.ac>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 02:25:24 GMT
Message-ID: <oAeyg.248228$Mn5.96229@pd7tw3no>


Neo wrote:

>> I think I need to see some English first and preferably
>> some formal notation outside of dbd script which defines what dbd does,
>> before I can understand the phrase 'dbd user represents a person', as
>> well as the rest of the dbd syntax.  I'll have to give up on that until
>> I see something along those lines.

>
> CREATE TABLE person (autoID, name);
> INSERT INTO person (name) VALUES ("suzie");
>
> Which of the below best describes the above?
>
> RMDB user is creating Suzie (but user is not God).
> RMDB user is modelling Suzie (but no lipstick or high heels are
> involved).
> RMDB user is representing Suzie (but not in Congress).
> RMDB user is storing Suzie (but she won't fit in the PC).
> RMDB user is storing data for Suzie (she can't do it herself).
> RMDB user is storing data about Suzie (her pockets are full).
> RMDB user is asserting a predicate about Suzie (sounds painful).
> RMDB user is recording a fact that is Suzie which has implicit meaning
> (user is doing something behind her back).
> RMDB user is inserting a tuple in a relation corresponding to Suzie
> (tuple and relation in their accepted mathematical sense).
>

?

p Received on Thu Jul 27 2006 - 21:25:24 CDT

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