Re: Foreign key problem
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 16:22:29 -0400
> By using _child, and _parent suffixes
> (which, BTW, by themselves do /not/
> facilitate more than one FK in one table
> referencing one other) you are mixing
> the language in the universe of modeling
> (the language used to describe your model)
> with the language of the universe it models.
> By using roles for naming foreign keys you stay
> within the language of the modeled universe and
> it naturally facilitates more than one FK in one
> table referencing /one/ other.
Methinks this is deeper than we have found we need to go.
But before I judge prematurely, can you elaborate with an example?
-- Kenneth Downs Secure Data Software, Inc. (Ken)nneth_at_(Sec)ure(Dat)a(.com)Received on Tue Jun 13 2006 - 22:22:29 CEST