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Re: Surrogate Keys: an Implementation Issue

From: JOG <jog_at_cs.nott.ac.uk>
Date: 31 Jul 2006 12:53:13 -0700
Message-ID: <1154375593.853714.223020@75g2000cwc.googlegroups.com>

Bob Badour wrote:
> David Cressey wrote:
>
> > "JOG" <jog_at_cs.nott.ac.uk> wrote in message
> > news:1154262656.521112.118530_at_b28g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...
> >
> >>This discussion has illuminated me, and I would like to share that. A
> >>row is of course merely a proposition,
> >
> > A small but important (IMO) correction:
> >
> > A row contains a proposition. That's not quite equivalent to saying that a
> > row is a proposition.
>
> Actually, containment implies something physical. A row represents a
> proposition.

My view would be that a proposition is encoded as a tuple (row). Received on Mon Jul 31 2006 - 14:53:13 CDT

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