Re: Value (was: Mixing OO and DB)

From: Yagotta B. Kidding <>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 17:47:46 +0100 (CET)
Message-ID: <Xns9A52780D9D2FDvdghher_at_194.177.96.26>

Jan Hidders <> wrote in

 But what is essential for value types in the context of database
> theory is that the elements of the sets have representations
> associated with them, i.e., ways in which they can be represented in a
> computer or to a human being. That IMNSHO is the defining
> characteristic of a value data type vs. other data types, and thereby
> also defines what is and is not a value.

What are other abstract data types that are not values in the context of database theory? Just curious.

To fast-forward through silly haggling over words, what is ADT according to you ?

> Are you paying attention mAsterdam? ;-)
> -- Jan Hidders
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