Re: Value (was: Mixing OO and DB)
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 17:47:46 +0100 (CET)
Jan Hidders <hidders_at_gmail.com> wrote in news:2d8e2a19-1dd3-49ed-89d3-5c2d9320d26a_at_e23g2000prf.googlegroups.com:
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.
> Are you paying attention mAsterdam? ;-)
> -- Jan Hidders
Received on Thu Feb 28 2008 - 17:47:46 CET