Since we're talking about databases...

len bullard cbullard at
Thu Feb 4 01:15:32 GMT 1999

Jeffrey E. Sussna wrote:
> Please please please let this list not degenerate into a philosophical debate about the merits of various approaches to database design. I have been following the relational vs. object vs. object-relational debate for some ten years now, and the mere mention of Dr. Stonebraker's name still makes me shiver. :-)

The papers referenced are not about the philosophy of database design, 
but the performance of different database implementations, particularly 
that affected by implementing object handling in the kernel vs the 
use of middleware.  

Len Bullard

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