Re: Few confusing things about first normal form

From: Gene Wirchenko <>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 09:59:31 -0700
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paul c <> wrote:

>Walter Mitty wrote:
>> If you go across cultures, the semantics can become obscured. For example,
>> the family name of "MAO ZEDONG" is "MAO". Many Europeans do not realize
>> this.

>Instead of semantics why not just call it what it is: cultural misreading?

     "semantics" has a known meaning. "cultural misreading" is weasel-wording.


Gene Wirchenko

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Received on Thu Oct 23 2008 - 18:59:31 CEST

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