Re: identity columns

From: Nis Jorgensen <nis_at_dkik.dk>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 11:09:14 +0100
Message-ID: <fcet3u8erdiut74qk49g0o9r3or1lcliff_at_4ax.com>


On 9 Jan 2002 10:26:14 -0800, 71062.1056_at_compuserve.com (--CELKO--) wrote:

>>> If you insist on a true natural key then get your employees to
>specify the place and time of their birth. Getting the time to a
>precision of 1 second and the latitude, longitude and altitude to a
>precision of ~1ft should guarantee
>uniqueness. <<
>
>That one does not work unless you have insanely good precision in both
>time and space.

Well, isn't that exactly what Joe said? It should be clear to anyone that what he suggests is not even remotely possible.

-- 
Nis Jorgensen
Amsterdam

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