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Re: Normalization, Natural Keys, Surrogate Keys

From: Sybrand Bakker <postbus_at_sybrandb.demon.nl>
Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 19:20:09 +0200
Message-ID: <ued3e320q82ib4@corp.supernews.com>

"Sebastiano Pilla" <etechweb_at_yahoo.com> wrote in message news:1fce03i.1tn2z99142zkg0N%etechweb_at_yahoo.com...
> 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

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Sybrand Bakker
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Received on Sat May 18 2002 - 12:20:09 CDT

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