Re: DB Design Principles for RDBMS
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 17:48:53 -0000
"Niall Litchfield" <n-litchfield_at_audit-commission.gov.uk> wrote in message
> "Paul Vernon" <paul.vernon_at_ukk.ibmm.comm> wrote in message
> > "Anton Versteeg" <anton_versteeg_at_nnll.iibbmm.com> wrote in message
> > news:3E477A6C.B4CD774C_at_nnll.iibbmm.com...
> > or alternatively...
> > > 1. Keep it simple
> > Make it as complex as sufices to capture the detail of the thing being
> there is an expression of Occam's razor that applies here IMO. 'keep it as
> simple as possible, but no simpler'.
Usually attributed to Einstein I believe. http://www.giga-usa.com/gigaweb1/quotes2/qutopsimplicityx001.htm
Business Intelligence, IBM Global Services Received on Mon Feb 10 2003 - 18:48:53 CET