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Re: Surrogate Keys: an Implementation Issue

From: paul c <toledobythesea_at_oohay.ac>
Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2006 19:43:27 GMT
Message-ID: <zTOyg.269253$IK3.233927@pd7tw1no>


Brian Selzer wrote:
> "paul c" <toledobythesea_at_oohay.ac> wrote in message
> news:g9Nyg.263082$iF6.250988_at_pd7tw2no...

>> Brian Selzer wrote:
>>> What's the point of a database if it doesn't reflect some aspect of 
>>> reality. ...
>> To talk precisely about whatever we want to talk about.  Nothing more. 
>> Doesn't need to be real.
>>

>
> Agreed. But even a conceived universe subsumes certain absolutes, such as
> time.
>

In that case, the statements in the database should talk about time, ie., aspects of time. These are different from statements about the time it takes the database to say something.

p Received on Sat Jul 29 2006 - 14:43:27 CDT

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