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Re: Can FK be nullable/optional by design?

From: Joe \ <joe_at_bftsi0.UUCP>
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2003 10:01:13 -0800
Message-ID: <1071338558.604510@news-1.nethere.net>


"Bob Badour" <bbadour_at_golden.net> wrote in message <news:tPGdndKS74g91Eei4p2dnA_at_golden.net>...

> I doubt, then, you were actually taught any relational theory. With the
> current state of the education, I do not find that surprising.

At my alma mater, UCSB, relational theory was an elective, but at least it was available at all. =/

> Chris Date's _Introduction to Database Management Systems_ makes a good
> start at them. I would seem foolish to try to teach them in an email
> message.

I have the seventh edition. Is there a definitive list of the changes made to the eighth, perhaps at http://dbdebunk.com/ ?

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