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Re^2: Reflections on the design of a pure-Moose web app...

by autarch (Hermit)
on Mar 27, 2009 at 22:21 UTC ( #753791=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Reflections on the design of a pure-Moose web app...
in thread Reflections on the design of a pure-Moose web app...

That's why we call it a Relational Database.

Nope, that's not why. It's called "relational" because the data is stored in the form of relations. Why those math folks called this thing relations I'm not sure. However, I do know that the relation in relational is not about relationships.

The fact that a relational database can store information related information is an important part of what makes it useful, of course.


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Re^3: Reflections on the design of a pure-Moose web app...
by jdrago_999 (Hermit) on Mar 29, 2009 at 18:50 UTC
    Maybe there is a difference between why "we" call it a relational database and why "they" call it a relational database? :-)

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