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Re: Navigation question

From: JOG <jog_at_cs.nott.ac.uk>
Date: 17 Feb 2007 04:48:24 -0800
Message-ID: <1171716504.594663.187400@k78g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>


On Feb 16, 11:04 pm, "Tony D" <tonyisyour..._at_netscape.net> wrote:
> User interface navigation != database navigation. In an SQL database
> (that darn NB borne in mind) there is no notion of "here", so if there
> is no notion of "here", there can't be a notion of "there", and there
> obviously can't be a notion of how to "get" "there" from "here".

I like this observation, and it had not occurred to me to illustrate it as such.

One can't navigate in an RDBMS because there is no notion of one / being anywhere/ at any point in time. And so equally no possibility of ever getting lost in a maze of links. Received on Sat Feb 17 2007 - 06:48:24 CST

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