Re: Object oriented database

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Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2008 10:02:03 -0700 (PDT)
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On Nov 1, 11:44 am, Bob Badour <> wrote:
> Walter Mitty wrote:
> > <> wrote in message
> >
> >>On Nov 1, 9:05 am, "Walter Mitty" <> wrote:
> >>><> wrote in message
> >>>
> >>>>On Oct 31, 12:10 pm, Eric <> wrote:
> >>>>>On Oct 31, 12:36 am, wrote:
> >>>>>>I am looking for people who have an interest in object oriented
> >>>>>>databases, primarily to share ideas or to find out end-user
> >>>>>That would be an exiting topic if there was an OO data model.
> >>>>>Unfortunately, that still does not exists. IMHO, relational theory
> >>>>>does not contradict any OO concepts and it would be possible to build
> >>>>>a truly relational (not SQL of course) database that would also be an
> >>>>>OODB but current OO database trends (since the late 80s) are flawed
> >>>>>implementations because they are not based on any data model.
> >>>>>Or do you mean to imply you are building an OODB that conforms to the
> >>>>>relational data model? That would be really, really exiting but I am a
> >>>>>skeptic. I think this will happen but it is too early. Maybe in
> >>>>>another 10 years...
> >>>>>Eric
> >>>>There IS an OO datamodel. Its exciting and new. You typically use it
> >>>>with the keywords 'new' and 'delete'. Otherwise they just become part
> >>>>of your programming language. You can make them remember things. Its
> >>>>fucking awesome.
> >>>This is satire, right?
> >>I take it this has been a pretty stuffy group? I know all about the
> >>'read before you post' stuff, but I'm getting the feeling that theres
> >>someone I must pay homeage to before posting. I hope its not that
> >>fabian fellow.
> >>Does anyone think theres a need for a 'non relational' theory
> >>newsgroup?
> <snip>
> > I'm not qualified to speak to the question of whether this newsgroup is or
> > is not suitable for discussions of alternatives to relational databases.
> Walter, the troll is an obvious fucking troll. He didn't come here to
> discuss theory. If you look at his first post here, he explicitly
> suggested doing away with all that 'useless theory'.
> He's just an infantile jerk trying to yank our chains.
> Please stop feeding him.

Sorry if I said somewhere that 'theory was useless,' as soon as I find that post, I'll try to clarify my point. Received on Sat Nov 01 2008 - 18:02:03 CET

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