Re: Re-design of data storage table
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 21:54:07 +1100
jgar the jorrible wrote,on my timestamp of 27/02/2009 4:43 AM:
> Next time you fill up a car with fuel, think about using a teaspoon
> and running over to where the tanker trucks fill up the station and
> stick your arm down there and scoop up as much fuel as you can, then
> run over to the car and put the fuel in. Iterate until full.
>> Anyhow, after a few days trawling the net, and trying out various >> methods I can see that no-one can suggest a better solution to the >> problem. I am well aware of the pitfalls and the potential for future >> problems but I see no other way of implementing the required solution. >> It's not that I want to go down this route but it does appear to be >> the only solution.
> Problem definition wrong.
I'm gonna stay out of this one.
Every time I hear about this ignorant twerp thing that is the EAV model and the 4-table schema, I get far too upset that this type of imbecile design is still around and being used by folks who don't know better. Worse: do not WANT to know better.
Nuff said. Received on Fri Feb 27 2009 - 04:54:07 CST