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Re: Normalization, Natural Keys, Surrogate Keys

From: Galen Boyer <galenboyer_at_hotpop.com>
Date: 23 May 2002 21:49:17 -0500
Message-ID: <ud6vmnla6.fsf@rcn.com>


On Thu, 23 May 2002, jonathan_at_jlcomp.demon.co.uk wrote:
>
> "natural" keys are more likely to have natural
> partition lines that surrogate keys.

Now this is one of the best reasons I've heard for using natural keys yet.

-- 
Galen deForest Boyer
Sweet dreams and flying machines in pieces on the ground.
Received on Thu May 23 2002 - 21:49:17 CDT

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