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Re: Normalization by Composing, not just Decomposing

From: Laconic2 <laconic2_at_comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 14:26:07 -0400
Message-ID: <Scudna7ZOfmPQufdRVn-gQ@comcast.com>


I'm still struggling with something that both you and Eric seem to have accepted, namely that normalization is prescriptive rather than descriptive.

To me, the normalization "rules" are just tests to determine what normal form describes the data.

It isn't necessarily a set of rules for "good doobies" to follow. Received on Mon Apr 12 2004 - 13:26:07 CDT

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