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Re: In an RDBMS, what does "Data" mean?

From: Anthony W. Youngman <wol_at_thewolery.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 23:49:00 +0100
Message-ID: <kBQu7JacLM1AFw20@thewolery.demon.co.uk>


In message <kqSdnSFr8-vv3U7dRVn-uQ_at_comcast.com>, Laconic2 <laconic2_at_comcast.net> writes
>
>"Anthony W. Youngman" <wol_at_thewolery.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
>news:SI7zJjE3Xy0AFwZq_at_thewolery.demon.co.uk...
>
>> Oddly enough, I've just been trying to get to grips with our new SQL
>> database. And I asked "how do I know which tables belong together?" I
>> was told that, given an individual table, I couldn't find out which
>> other tables "join"ed to it. I "just had to know".
>
>Bad database, don't you think? If the appropriate REFERENCES clauses had
>been included, you would be able to figure out the join conditions,
>wouldn't you?

Maybe they have been. How would I find out? Or maybe the RDBMS doesn't support REFERENCES. It's MS Squirrel Server :-)

Cheers,
Wol

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