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Subject:Re: qbe to sql
Date:Thu, 26 Oct 2017 06:09:18 +1000
From:Bernie van't Hof <>
I don't think that's right. Databases have been around since the 60's, 
Codd's paper was in 1970, neither is the presentation of the data on the 
screen as tables, linked detail tables, editing etc in forms. QBE was 
another IBM invention in the mid 70's. Hard to see how your data model 
would change because of the presentation logic. Different programs might 
do things slightly differently but the end result is surely more of the 

On 20/10/17 6:38 am, Larry DiGiovanni wrote:
> I just mean that when folks developed Paradox for DOS apps, they modeled 
> the data around the UI.  In most cases, that was fine, but not always

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