Re: Key attributes with list values was Re: What are the differences ...KEY

From: Anith Sen <>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 08:17:41 -0600
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>> I really didn't think I needed to state the obvious. The key is the name
>> of a person. For the purpose of this discussion it doesn't matter
>> whether it's modeled as a single attribute or two. Only the person's
>> name and marital status belong to the universe of discourse.

With those propositions, how do you make sure that the DBMS is aware of the fact that Jane Harper and Jane Smith are the same entity?

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