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Re: RM's Canonical database

From: paul c <toledobythesea_at_oohay.ac>
Date: Sat, 01 Jul 2006 16:14:30 GMT
Message-ID: <Gbxpg.113971$IK3.35710@pd7tw1no>


Michael Gaab wrote:
> "mAsterdam" <mAsterdam_at_vrijdag.org> wrote in message news:44a63f88$0$31653$e4fe514c_at_news.xs4all.nl...

>> Robert Martin wrote:
>>
>>> ... business rules don't belong in the database.
>> What, in your opinion, does belong in the database?
>>

>
> Imagine that your database is used by multiple applications where
> each application has different business rules. IMO, this is one reason
> why one should not include business rules in a db. So the answer to
> your question is *data*.

I'm trying to imagine two apps that use the same data with different business rules. Wouldn't they screw each other? eg., one could leave the db in a state that didn't obey the other's rules?

p Received on Sat Jul 01 2006 - 11:14:30 CDT

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