Wednesday, September 08, 2004

A Rel Query Language

"Rel is a project to develop a true relational database server based on a relational language called "Tutorial D". Rel is not SQL!"

"In The Third Manifesto, Date and Darwen propose a database language that:

* Is truly relational;
* Provides certain desirable programming language features, including some that are typically (but not exclusively) found under the "Object Oriented" heading;
* Represents a "firm foundation for the future of data.""

They haven't finished implementing TCLOSE (transitive closure) yet though.
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