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Re: How to model searchable properties of an entity

From: pstnotpd <schoenmakers_at_tpd.tno.nl>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 16:20:36 +0200
Message-ID: <cfqfrt$fir$1@voyager.news.surf.net>

> The DBMS already contains meta-data in the form of the data
> dictionary, which tells you what attributes (columns) each entity type
> (table) has, and what values are permitted there (constraints). Why
> not use that rather than reinvent it?

Because the DD contains meta-data about the DBMS tables itself, which I didn't want. Received on Mon Aug 16 2004 - 09:20:36 CDT

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