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Re: Data storage, data exchange, data manipulation
- From: "Thomas B. Passin" <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2001 08:33:43 -0400
I don't know that infoset algebra will be any better; however,
> correct relational thought can be attained through reading narratives and
> examples of those who 'get it'. Kinda like learning about Nirvana from Zen
> koans (an indirect approach if ever there was one). If we can get someone
> who understands XML model formalism that can a) teach it to someone in an
> informal manner; b) defend against the attacks of the relational
> in a formal manner; then we're set to go to town.
Remember, there's a big difference between the "relational model" and SQL
(just ask C.J. Date). Which one are you talking about here?