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Re: How to model searchable properties of an entity

From: pstnotpd <schoenmakers_at_tpd.tno.nl>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 07:54:00 +0200
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--CELKO-- wrote:

>>>The entity-attribute-value system is an alternative but I don't

> believe it is much better, and I speak as one who has built such
> systems. You still need every user to have pretty much the same
> training as a DBA. If you can't ensure that all of your users are of
> that calibre then the system will rapidly become unworkable. <<
Why? As I understand it the point of EAV is to build the user interface to represent the logical data model. You wouldn't expect 'users' to query directly on the physical model would you? Received on Thu Aug 19 2004 - 00:54:00 CDT

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