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

From: Walter Mitty <>
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 20:27:00 GMT
Message-ID: <oSEhm.2274$>

"rpost" <> wrote in message news:h66okg$2svb$
> rpost wrote:
>>Walter Mitty wrote:
>>>I have scanned the first few paragraphs of the article you cited. I
>>>that I haven't read it all, or any of it carefully.
>>>from the little I did read it seems clear to me that the originators of
>>>THINK that they have come up with a view of data that covers all of the
>>>ground the the relational view of data covers. Or it's just possible
>>>they never heard of the relational view of data. But just because they
>>>think that doesn't mean that you and I should think that.
>>All the author claims is that relational and XML-based representations
>>map to each other. This is true; such mapping can be done automatically.
>>But that doesn't mean the representations are equivalent: some things
>>are easier to do in one representation than in the other. I do think
>>the author should have given more prominence to the role of schema,
>>query and data manipulation languages.
> Yikes. I meant the author of the *other* article,
> --
> Reinier

OK. This articles looks like its worth reading for understanding, even though it's going to take me a long time.

The article presupposes some knowledge on the reader's part that I lack. Received on Sat Aug 15 2009 - 22:27:00 CEST

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