Re: Lucid statement of the MV vs RM position?

From: Jon Heggland <>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 14:26:50 +0200
Message-ID: <e2ig6a$7su$>

dawn wrote:
> David Cressey wrote:

>> I agree with you about the large number of crap designs,  which I call
>> "stupid database tricks".  But I think the solution is to teach better
>> design skills,  and develop better platforms,  rather than to dismiss the
>> RM.

> We can do both ;-) We ought not dismiss relations, nor modeling with
> relations, but we do need to go beyond the RM to include lists, for
> example, which the Information Principle (of the RM) does not permit.

I think (hope?) you mean "we do want to go beyond SQL to include lists, for example, which SQL does not permit".

Received on Mon Apr 24 2006 - 14:26:50 CEST

Original text of this message