Re: On Formal IS-A definition

From: Bob Badour <>
Date: Thu, 06 May 2010 22:11:29 -0300
Message-ID: <4be368c3$0$12455$>

Reinier Post wrote:
> paul c wrote:
>>Bob Badour wrote:
>>>Reinier Post wrote:

> [something about a definition of is-a]
>>>I thought Clinton settled this whole issue already. Cigar anyone?
>>I think Clinton knew his silly language parsing didn't matter to the 
>>majority of his (semi-literate) public.  What puzzles me is why smart 
>>people here spend time on such subjective fooferah and never bring up, 
>>say, just what the Information Principle really means.

> I was taught about relational database theory without any
> mention of 'Clinton' or 'information principle'. Shit happens.
> I don't smoke, either. My definition is of "is-a" is crystal
> clear, unlike the information principle, but I do think I invoked
> just that principle as an argument to justify the definition.
> A reference to 'Clinton' would be most appreciated.
> (Google isn't particularly helpful, as expected.)

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