Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?

From: Jeff Davis
Subject: Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?
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Msg-id: 1335640568.28653.89.camel@jdavis
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In response to: Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Josh Berkus)
Responses: Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Josh Berkus)
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Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Jeff Davis, )
 Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Brendan Jurd, )
  Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Chris Travers, )
   Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Brendan Jurd, )
 Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  ("Kevin Grittner", )
  Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Jeff Davis, )
 Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
  Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Ned Lilly, )
  Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Jeff Davis, )
   Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Pavel Stehule, )
 Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Josh Berkus, )
  Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Jeff Davis, )
   Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Josh Berkus, )
    Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Josh Berkus, )
  Re: Should we drop the "object" from ORDBMS?  (Darren Duncan, )

On Thu, 2012-04-26 at 12:48 -0700, Josh Berkus wrote:
> Um, you missed the really big one:
>
> (4) User-definable Type system, with context-sensitive operators and
> functions.
>
> It's our type system which makes us an ORDBMS.  The other things are
> largely decorations.

Again, I don't see what is particularly "object-oriented" about PG's
extensible type system.

I can see that "object-oriented" has been redefined so much that it can
mean anything. So, I suppose it doesn't hurt to leave it in the
description.

Regards,
    Jeff Davis





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