Re: How to model searchable properties of an entity

From: Gene Wirchenko <>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 12:26:18 -0700
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"Laconic2" <> wrote:

>"Tony" <> wrote in message
>> pstnotpd <> wrote in message
>> > --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.



Gene Wirchenko

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