Re: Order & meaning in a proposition

From: Jan Hidders <>
Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2004 19:54:31 GMT
Message-ID: <X%Ycc.63583$>

Lemming wrote:
> 1NF does indeed remove ordering information, unless you put it back
> (if it's important) within the data itself.

Actually, normalization never loses information that wasn't there in the first place. Of course, if you "normalize" a list by simply assuming that it is a set, you will lose information, but that is not how you should normalize such a data structure.

  • Jan Hidders
Received on Wed Apr 07 2004 - 21:54:31 CEST

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