Re: Natural keys vs Aritficial Keys
Date: Sat, 23 May 2009 00:38:07 -0700 (PDT)
On May 22, 11:31 pm, paul c <toledobythe..._at_oohay.ac> wrote:
> toby wrote:
> > If expressing exact rationals is what you want, then that is trivially
> > done using integer arithmetic - as is fixed point decimal. Hardware
> > decimals, which essentially died with the VAX, don't help you express
> > rationals.
> > ...
> VAX died for other reasons, not that one.
There was no implication of causation.
> One I can remember is DPL
> which stood for "Dennis' Programming Language". Probably the Beaver was
> into it too.
Received on Sat May 23 2009 - 09:38:07 CEST