Origin of row/column based database software

From: John Allain <allain_at_panix.com>
Date: Wed Aug 18 20:27:18 2004

> displays data in the row/column metaphor

For your database of database metaphors.
The 'tab' key on typewriters probably goes back to the turn of the
20th century. It stands for "Tabular" or "make Table" and arranges
data in columns. One of the earliest milestones.

John A.
Received on Wed Aug 18 2004 - 20:27:18 BST

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