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Re: Pizza Example

From: Jan Hidders <jan.hidders_at_REMOVETHIS.pandora.be>
Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2004 19:24:08 GMT
Message-ID: <szYcc.63528$0k2.3934256@phobos.telenet-ops.be>


Dawn M. Wolthuis wrote:

> "Laconic2" <laconic2_at_comcast.net> wrote in message
> news:Zu6dnaUbd6g7Ze7dRVn-sQ_at_comcast.com... 

>>
>>Perhaps what would be useful would be a theory of normalization that
>>formalizes the way PICK developers model data, the way the relational
>>normal forms formalize some of relational modeling. [...]
>>
>>Is there such a theory?
>  
> I have asked around and it seems there hasn't been such a theory, so I have
> been working to gain enough background to do such a write-up.

How would that be different from normalization theory for nested relations? That has already been around for a while, and the theory for XML is also already well underway. What do you intend to add to that?

Received on Wed Apr 07 2004 - 14:24:08 CDT

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