Re: atomic

From: Bob Badour <>
Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:45:12 -0300
Message-ID: <472b460c$0$14831$>

paul c wrote:

> Roy Hann wrote:

>> "paul c" <> wrote in message
>> news:08HWi.167005$Da.137917_at_pd7urf1no...
>>> If I may dodge the ordering question for now and continue with my
>>> casual graphics, how could a relation like the following be useful?
>>> (assuming one pizza per order and ignoring pizza size)
>>> PizzasOrdered:
>>> Order {Toppings}
>>> _____ __________
>>> 1 {Tomato, Sausage, Cheese}
>>> 1 {}
>> If the predicate is something like "The kitchen is currently cooking
>> <order> pizzas with <toppings>", where <order> is a count. (i.e.
>> someone has ordered just a crust--my son would, and someone else has
>> ordered a proper pizza.) I could no doubt invent other possible
>> interpretations. My question is, what predicate did you intend me to
>> use when answering your question?
> I think your predicate is fine.  I just don't see how both tuples might 
> apply to same pizza.

According to his predicate, they are different pizzas. If you intend him to use a different predicate, perhaps you should specify the predicate. Received on Fri Nov 02 2007 - 16:45:12 CET

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