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Re: Normalization, Natural Keys, Surrogate Keys

From: Pablo Sanchez <pablo_at_dev.null>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 16:37:30 -0600
Message-ID: <3ce97890$1_12@news.teranews.com>

"--CELKO--" <71062.1056_at_compuserve.com> wrote in message news:c0d87ec0.0205201359.120ca460_at_posting.google.com...
> >> The SSN is a surrogate key itself, and a BAD one at that. There
are
> duplicates out there. <<
>
> With Mexican illegals in Calfornia, Texas and other states,

Singling out one ethnic group isn't very productive.... oh well ... amazing ... no, actually it's not ...

Businesses operated by good old American citizens are generating duplicate social security numbers for illegal aliens.

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Received on Mon May 20 2002 - 17:37:30 CDT

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