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Re: [zigzag] DM.. / multidim DBMS vs ZZ construx
- To: zigzag@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [zigzag] DM.. / multidim DBMS vs ZZ construx
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 08:50:32 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.3.95.981124145536.2842B-100000@crt0>
- Reply-to: zigzag@xxxxxxxxxx
Well, they're both multidimensional,
meaning they register and keep track of
traits along many axes.
However, the DBMS is basically two dimensions
(row and columns),
whereas the ZZspace *constructions*
may themselves be in many dimensions.
Hope this helps. Best, Ted N.
At 03:16 PM 11/24/98 -0500, you wrote:
>As I was hopping around the mail archive, trying to understand what it was
>all about, I had this feeling I saw something like this before. Does the
>multi-dimensional organisation of data found in zigzag have something to
>do with the "dimensional modeling" found in data-warehouses ? I might be
>totally wrong, I haven't read much on the subject.
>François-Xavier Le Louarn
>Centre de Recherche sur les Transports
>Université de Montréal
>Elle n'a pas seulement des yeux qui voient, elle a des yeux qui montrent.
> (Monsieur Malaussène, D. Pennac)
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- From: Francois-Xavier Le Louarn