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Re: How to model searchable properties of an entity

From: Gene Wirchenko <genew_at_mail.ocis.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 12:26:18 -0700
Message-ID: <7eh9i0d3hbirfevdiptq8ksa0ea76ak4mt@4ax.com>


"Laconic2" <laconic2_at_comcast.net> wrote:

>"Tony" <andrewst_at_onetel.net.uk> wrote in message
>news:c0e3f26e.0408190358.1e4c234a_at_posting.google.com...
>> pstnotpd <schoenmakers_at_tpd.tno.nl> wrote in message
>news:<cg1fa1$52m$1_at_voyager.news.surf.net>...
>> > --CELKO-- wrote:
>
>> It is easy to imagine this becoming a mess.
>
>It's hard to imagine it NOT becoming a mess. Essentially the logical model

     That was my thought, too.

>of an EAV is in the hands of a committee: the comittee of users.
>
>This commitee never meets, and its members are not accountable to each
>other, nor to its originator. Worst of all, the members aren't accountable
>to the future users.

     Even more worst <G>, they are not aware that they should be accountable.

>I think that 99 times out of a hundred, they will make a mess.

     Optimist.

Sincerely,

Gene Wirchenko

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     I have preferences.
     You have biases.
     He/She has prejudices.
Received on Thu Aug 19 2004 - 14:26:18 CDT

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