Re: 1st and 2nd NF
Date: 6 Dec 2003 03:46:24 -0800
Larry Coon <lcnospam_at_assist.org> wrote in message news:<3FD0E098.2D19_at_assist.org>...
Korth and Silberschatz are wrong about this.
> In simple terms, 1NF simply says "scalar values only." At the
> intersection of a row and column, you will find only atomic values.
It should be you will find an unique value, but not necessarily an scalar value.
Relations are in 1NF by definition.
Alfredo Received on Sat Dec 06 2003 - 12:46:24 CET