Re: dbdebunk 'Quote of Week' comment

From: Gene Wirchenko <>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 09:58:35 -0700
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On Fri, 19 Aug 2005 15:01:22 +0100, "Roy Hann" <specially_at_processed.almost.meat> wrote:


>If you were to explain to me how unnecessary surrogate keys silently conceal

     =Mr. Celko.

>corruption, and how you guaranteed that they wouldn't, and that it all ended
>up being cheaper, simpler, and more maintainable than if you hadn't used
>them, then I might be prepared to accept that you haven't suffered any of
>the grief. But since you haven't explained that, I'm more inclined to think

     He has explained it several times, and just recently (this week), too.

>you just haven't noticed or recognized it. Not noticing that you have
>cancer is not the same as not having it.
>It is not too late to explain now. I keep an open (but properly sceptical)


Gene Wirchenko Received on Fri Aug 19 2005 - 18:58:35 CEST

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