Re: The term "theory" as in "database theory"
Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 16:27:52 GMT
> "dawn" <dawnwolthuis_at_gmail.com> wrote in message
>>On Jan 27, 3:11 pm, "Marshall" <marshall.spi..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>>On Jan 27, 12:53 pm, "dawn" <dawnwolth..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>We can still talk about simplicity as a heuristic, and from my
>>perspective it is overall simplicity that is desired, not the simplest
>>code, the simplest model, etc, but the simplest overall solution that
>>meets the requirements for the software.
>>Make sense or not? Thanks. --dawn
> this last doesn't make sense.
Then again, many of Dijkstra's contributions seem like trivialities today: the stack, the semaphore, shortest path. Received on Thu Feb 01 2007 - 17:27:52 CET