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Re: What databases have taught me

From: Aloha Kakuikanu <aloha.kakuikanu_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 23 Jun 2006 09:39:59 -0700
Message-ID: <1151080799.269914.269050@r2g2000cwb.googlegroups.com>


Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
> AFAIK, when you put this into a RDBMS, you need additional code - either
> in "procedural SQL" or in the client app - to deal with this.

Modelling hierarchies in relational is an intersting topic:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=nested+sets&btnG=Google+Search

> And this is only an homegenous hierarchy - what for heterogenous
> hierarchies ? and moreover where some entities are not known at design
> time (like provided by plugins) ?

What is "heterogenous hierarchy". Another example of throwing fuzzy terms? Received on Fri Jun 23 2006 - 11:39:59 CDT

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