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Re: Academic ERDs vs. Professional ERDs

From: Nuno Souto <dbvision_at_optusnet.com.au>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2004 20:53:28 +1100
Message-ID: <00a001c3eef2$c329f8f0$9b00a8c0@dcs001>


Implementation details, I'm sure.
To be abstracted into a virtual interface class... ŽD
Cheers
Nuno Souto
in sunny Sydney, Australia
dbvision_at_optusnet.com.au
----- Original Message -----
From: "TOMPKINS, MARGARET" <MARGARET.TOMPKINS_at_DFAS.MIL>
> As an academic exercise, I recall one developer who modeled the =
> universe with two entities, "things" and "thing types". After some =
> discussion, we realized that "thing types" were actually "things" also. =
> Hence, we were down to one entity. Of course it had a recursive =
> relationship. And yes, there would be a lot of code to write to make it =
> work. :-)



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