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6.1 Relational Database

(require 'relational-database) This package implements a database system inspired by the Relational Model (E. F. Codd, A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks). An SLIB relational database implementation can be created from any Base Table implementation.

Why relational database? For motivations and design issues see
http://people.csail.mit.edu/jaffer/DBManifesto.html.