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Re: Foreign key problem

From: Erwin <e.smout_at_myonline.be>
Date: 15 Jun 2006 01:02:04 -0700
Message-ID: <1150358524.902706.106300@p79g2000cwp.googlegroups.com>

-CELKO- wrote:
> >> I am working on an application which need a data model that reflects
> the schema structure. <<
>
> Why are you mixing data and meta-data in a schema? That is considered
> one of the worst programming practices in RDBMS.

Maybe because he's writing a truly relational dbms ??? Maybe because he's writing a database design tool, and he therefore wants to be able to define only a table and its columns, without being forced to immediately provide physical storage details (which SQL engines usually don't allow you to do) ??? Received on Thu Jun 15 2006 - 03:02:04 CDT

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