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Saturday, January 03, 2004

No, strike that, the big deal is it's DATABASED

From Rands in Repose on hammers, nails, and...

The obvious and simple fact is that, yes, there is quite a bit of functional overlap between spreadsheets and databases. They both, basically, are representations of tables of data and most folks want to perform interesting operations against those tables. Databases are more structured, spreadsheets appear more flexible and easier to use...

Task mind meld aside, what is more relevant about the application is that it's web-based. No, strike that, the big deal is it's DATABASED. Ahhhhhhhh. Sure.

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