Re: The Theoretical Foundations of the Relational Model

From: Alfredo Novoa <>
Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2002 23:37:35 GMT
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On Fri, 28 Jun 2002 13:03:28 +1000, Clifford Heath <> wrote:

> I really
>think that ORM offers the least inflexible method for capturing conceptual
>designs and evolving them over time.

And what about using text?

Using textual descriptions is a totally flexible method for capturing conceptual designs. And you may use a formal language like Date's Tutorial D.

I don't understand the need for doing all graphically.

IMO graph diagrams are more appropiate to give a general and undetailed vision of the design. Received on Thu Jul 04 2002 - 01:37:35 CEST

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