Re: WWW/Internet 2009: 2nd CFP until 21 September

From: paul c <>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 16:20:43 GMT
Message-ID: <vNXfm.38495$Db2.20491_at_edtnps83>

Walter Mitty wrote:
> ...
> The relational view of data as regards data in transit over a network
> extends the scope of discussion of the relational model beyond the scope
> contemplated in 1970. The discussion in 1970 and for many years afterwards
> focussed on the application of the relational model to the organization of
> data banks for large scale sharing of data. Large scale sharing of data is
> increasingly being carried out by shipping data over the network from one
> system to another. Any databases involved are in the background.
> ...

In the 1960's, let alone the 1970's, "large scale sharing of data" by people was already a given requirement, no matter whether the vehicle was hierarchies or graph designs. The more urgent problem, recognized even by the Codasyl people, was sharing of data by applications.. Received on Mon Aug 10 2009 - 18:20:43 CEST

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