Re: Modeling question...

From: paul c <>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 16:09:09 GMT
Message-ID: <Fk1Mk.3799$fF3.414_at_edtnps83>

David BL wrote:
> If the relational model is universally applicable, why donít
> programmers enter their programs as relations? ...

That is one of the most fundamental questions. At the risk of sounding like I'm sloughing it off, I'd say the answer has to do with tedium and lies somewhere near the fact that we have shortcuts and shorthands to give equivalent results and our human situation, limitations in momentary perception such as our shallow mental stack. Received on Thu Oct 23 2008 - 18:09:09 CEST

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