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Re: [xml-dev] Caught napping!
"Champion, Mike" wrote:
> Speaking of XML and database management systems, Fabian Pascal has been
> reading the XML-DEV archives, and several of you now join me in having been
> "outed" as Bozos, I'm afraid. See his current postings at
> http://www.firstsql.com/dbdebunk/xmldev1.htm and
> tml if your sense of self esteem is up to the challenge.
> The gist of his position seems to be that the world would be better off
> building true relational DBMS systems and understanding their fundamentals
> rather than fooling with XML. (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, etc. are not
> considered relational databases, in case you aren't aware of the precepts of
> Relational Fundamentalism).
Wow... Glad I'm not in his list of Bozos. For as long as he's been
ranting about this stuff, I still haven't been able to figure out what
his point is, and what kind of bug crawled up his butt.
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