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Re: how to build a database from scratch

From: Gene Wirchenko <genew_at_ocis.net>
Date: Sat, 09 Dec 2006 21:52:27 -0800
Message-ID: <118nn2500dtju1dcr3mlh8954c128cdmb0@4ax.com>


"David Cressey" <dcressey_at_verizon.net> wrote:

[snip]

>It's not clear to me that what you end up building is really a "database",
>regardless of how hilarious Gene thinks this is. It's also not clear to me
>that you are "starting from scratch".

     The hilarity had to do with that a database is not a database if it is not shared. If someone keeps a dossier on each poster to this newsgroup and does not share them, the secret dossiers can stillbe stored in a database.

     Do we need a term "databasiness"?

[snip]

Sincerely,

Gene Wirchenko

Computerese Irregular Verb Conjugation:

     I have preferences.
     You have biases.
     He/She has prejudices.
Received on Sat Dec 09 2006 - 23:52:27 CST

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