What decade is this quote from?

What decade is this quote from?

One of the most important books in our field is William Kent’s, Data and Reality, which was published back in….well a long time ago.

Technics Publications has the honor of republishing this book, and I have updated this 3rd edition with my commentary. Graeme Simsion has written the foreword, and the book can bepre-ordered on Amazon and through Technics Publications, with a scheduled release date of March 1st, 2012.

This is one of the quotes in the book:

We do not, it seems, have a very clear and commonly agreed upon set of notions about data – either what they are, how they should be fed and cared for, or their relation to the design of programming languages and operating systems.

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