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Re: Foreign key problem

From: David Cressey <dcressey_at_verizon.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 11:42:24 GMT
Message-ID: <AIbkg.3574$oE3.2321@trndny04>

"-CELKO-" <jcelko212_at_earthlink.net> wrote in message news:1150328893.466491.91190_at_r2g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...
> >> 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.
>

People sometimes build databases whose subject matter is meta-data. A data-based data dictionary is an example.

Jay Dee may be doing something along these lines. Received on Thu Jun 15 2006 - 06:42:24 CDT

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