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

From: Bob Badour <>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 05:47:39 -0300
Message-ID: <4a83d331$0$23745$>

Doctor Duggar wrote:

> On Aug 12, 11:18 pm, Bob Badour <> wrote:

>>paul c wrote:
>>>Mr. Scott wrote:
>>>>"Bob Badour" <> wrote in message
>>>>>paul c wrote:
>>>>>>Mr. Scott wrote:
>>>>>>>I'm confused. What requirement are you referring to? Are you
>>>>>>>referring to the requirement that nulls be eliminated or the fact
>>>>>>>that an order isn't an order without a delivery destination? The
>>>>>>>referential cycle was a consequence of trying to eliminate nulls. ...
>>>>>What cycle? And why would anyone care about a referential cycle? It's
>>>>>not like SQL hasn't had deferred checking for a decade or two.
>>>>I think it's misleading to say that Sql has deferred checking. Both
>>>>deferred constraints and subquery in check are optional features of
>>>>the Sql standard. Neither Sql Server or DB2 support either. Oracle
>>>>does support deferred constraint checking but not subqueries in check.
>>>I gather you are no longer talking about sql, but about products.
>>And as I made clear earlier, the specific limitations of whatever shitty
>>implementation of SQL he's using are irrelevant in a theory newsgroup.
>>For fuck sake, both multi-table constraints and deferred checking have
>>been standard for at least 17 fucking years. ::rolls eyes::
> Yeah, it's like incessantly whining about there being problems
> with modern "Mathematics" because his solar powered calculator
> doesn't support symbolic integration.

No, it's much more like whining that his solar powered calculator doesn't support square roots. Received on Thu Aug 13 2009 - 10:47:39 CEST

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