Re: Normalization, Natural Keys, Surrogate Keys

From: Sybrand Bakker <>
Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 19:20:09 +0200
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"Sebastiano Pilla" <> wrote in message
> Pablo Sanchez <pablo_at_dev.null> wrote:
> > (btw, you should use singular rather than plural for table names.
> > <g>)
> Slightly tangential to the thread in case, and all-seriouts question:
> why?
> Sebastiano Pilla

Because the ocurrences of the entity are named plural. So you have an entity EMPLOYEE and the ocurrences of the entity are called EMPLOYEES. Hth

Sybrand Bakker
Senior Oracle DBA

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