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Re: Pizza Example

From: Alan <alan_at_erols.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2004 09:27:11 -0400
Message-ID: <c4ub7d$2m1e7l$1@ID-114862.news.uni-berlin.de>


I have no dilemmas.

"mAsterdam" <mAsterdam_at_vrijdag.org> wrote in message news:4071e85c$0$566$e4fe514c_at_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 Tue Apr 06 2004 - 08:27:11 CDT

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