Re: pro- foreign key propaganda?

From: Bob Badour <>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 11:15:16 -0300
Message-ID: <4836d17a$0$4078$>

David Cressey wrote:

> "paul c" <toledobysea_at_ac.ooyah> wrote in message
> news:6IhZj.156425$rd2.113050_at_pd7urf3no...

>>Ie., meaning in machinery is merely psychological, subject to all the
>>natural human mis-interpretations, can't express intent, mechanics and
>>poetry will never meet even though some fools think a formal marriage is
>>possible.  I told David C not to get me started on mystics!

> This may be true. But with regard to the value of data in databases, and
> the return on the effort involved in building, maintaining, and accessing
> them, you can't separate meaning from purpose. And you can't separate
> purpose from outcome. Call me a mystic, if you must.
> If poetry includes Homer's Iliad, there is quite a bit of mechanics
> involved in the making of it.

Ya gotta like a good spondee every now and again just for some oomph. Received on Fri May 23 2008 - 16:15:16 CEST

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