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Re: How to model searchable properties of an entity

From: Tony <andrewst_at_onetel.net.uk>
Date: 16 Aug 2004 13:15:28 -0700
Message-ID: <c0e3f26e.0408161215.6eb1d3c6@posting.google.com>


pstnotpd <schoenmakers_at_tpd.tno.nl> wrote in message news:<cfqfrt$fir$1_at_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.

So what sort of meta-data do you want then? I may be missing something here. Received on Mon Aug 16 2004 - 15:15:28 CDT

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