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Re: Pizza Example

From: mAsterdam <mAsterdam_at_vrijdag.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2004 01:14:39 +0200
Message-ID: <4071e85c$0$566$e4fe514c@news.xs4all.nl>


Alan wrote:

> Anyway, I generally try to explain to implementers that implementation is
> not the time to design a database. Start with the business requirements,
> create an ERD, and then create the relational schema. So, I would not go
> from the requirements directly to the tables- at least not in theory. It's a
> great way to miss cases of specialization, etc.

In the context of this thread: just assume whatever you need to assume about taking pizza orders and state your assumption. If there is some important dilemma: just ask, and Dawn (or maybe somebody else) will help you out. These dilemmas make this thread a worthwhile read. Received on Mon Apr 05 2004 - 18:14:39 CDT

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