Re: Re-design of data storage table

From: Noons <>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 21:54:07 +1100
Message-ID: <go8ge8$jdi$>

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.

Well said


>> 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

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