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Re: Data base diagram , help pls

From: Daniel Morgan <damorgan_at_x.washington.edu>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 16:33:42 -0700
Message-ID: <1095896095.548750@yasure>


Mark C. Stock wrote:

> "Hans Forbrich" <news.hans_at_telus.net> wrote in message
> news:uql4d.125417$XP3.77689_at_edtnps84...
> | Sybrand Bakker wrote:
> |
> | > On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 17:20:16 +0200, "Rick van Dijk"
> | > <rick_at_datanamic.com> wrote:
> | >
> | >>
> | >>Maybe our tool, DeZign for Databases is something for you. It is a data
> | >>modeling tool. You can find more info at
> | >>http://www.datanamic.com/dezign/index.html. A 30 day evaluation version
> is
> | >>available at http://www.datanamic.com/download/index.html.
> | >>
> | >>Regards,
> | >>
> | >>Rick van Dijk
> | >>
> | >>** Datanamic **
> | >>Tools for Database Developers
> | >>http://www.datanamic.com
> | >
> | > Please be informed your post is spam, and to promote your own product
> | > in replying is considered unethical.
> | >
> |
> | This one is somewhat tricky. It is a legitimate response to the OP's
> | question. However, we've seen a number of cases where the original
> | question is really nothing more than a setup to 'legitimize' the spam.
> |
> | The response could have also mentioned one or two alternatives.
> |
> | /Hans
>
> Good balance Hans.
>
> I've tried the product, and actually know through a friend of a friend one
> of the guys marketing it in the states -- only to say that Rick's legit, I
> won't comment on the product here, except to say that my experience was
> positive
>
> I could see posting a cross reference to c.d.o.marketplace (see my response
> in ...) just to keep 'altruistic' responses from any 'tainted' by
> marketing -- sound like a good approach?
>
> By the way, Rick -- are you the same RvD that used to work in Oracle
> Education? If so, contact me offline. But probably not, wrong side of the
> pond. Unless it was some other division of Oracle?
>
> ++ mcs

I would have been happy if he had named three or four products and his had been one of them. That would be legitimately trying to help the OP. To just promote a single product from which one derives their income is spam from where I sit.

-- 
Daniel A. Morgan
University of Washington
damorgan_at_x.washington.edu
(replace 'x' with 'u' to respond)
Received on Wed Sep 22 2004 - 18:33:42 CDT

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