Re: Examples of SQL anomalies?

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 13:03:49 -0300
Message-ID: <486cf86a$0$4039$9a566e8b@news.aliant.net>


Marshall wrote:

> On Jul 3, 8:31 am, Bob Badour <bbad..._at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote:
>

>>Marshall wrote:
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>>>On Jul 3, 7:21 am, Bob Badour <bbad..._at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote:
>>
>>Exactly. A data type comprises two sets: a set of values and a set of
>>operations defined using those values. A value then is simply a member
>>of a set which has operations defined over the set.

>
> It suddenly occurs to me that what you describe is pretty much
> exactly an "algebraic structure" in abstract algebra.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algebraic_structure
>
>
>
>>>Do you have a definition for "information"?
>>
>>What's wrong with the ISO 2382 definition? It's the first definition in
>>the standard.

>
> What's wrong with it is that I can't remember it.

You are the one who uses google groups. I avoid it like the plague.

Search for ISO/IEC 2382-1 01 badour

and shorten things until you find it.

Oh, all right:

 From the ISO/IEC Standard vocabularies 2382-1

01.01.01 01.01.01
information (in information processing) information (en traitement de I' information)
Knowledge concerning objects, such as facts, events, things,processes, or ideas, including concepts, that within a certain context has a particular meaning.

01.01.02 01.01.02
data
A reinterpretable representation of information in a formalized manner suitable for communication, interpretation, or processing. Received on Thu Jul 03 2008 - 11:03:49 CDT

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