Re: Foreign key problem

From: paul c <>
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 20:14:14 GMT
Message-ID: <q6_jg.24613$iF6.13571_at_pd7tw2no>

Bob Badour wrote:
> paul c wrote:

>> Rich Ryan wrote:
>>> ...
>>> At the end of the day, foreign keys is an  implementation issue. But Ted
>>> Codd had a lot to say about the domain of foreign keys. The "glue".
>> If you are saying that foreign keys are THE "glue", the fact that 
>> nobody can seem to apply them to the OP's schema without denormalizing 
>> suggests they aren't always so.

> What makes you think that including the entire key 'denormalizes' ?

Right, I shouldn't have said 'denormalizing'. Wasn't thinking when I echoed the OP's word, just preoccupied with my foreign key bugaboo.

p Received on Wed Jun 14 2006 - 22:14:14 CEST

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