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Re: Surrogate Keys: an Implementation Issue

From: Brian Selzer <brian_at_selzer-software.com>
Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2006 18:49:03 GMT
Message-ID: <z4Oyg.77259$Lm5.36212@newssvr12.news.prodigy.com>

"paul c" <toledobythesea_at_oohay.ac> wrote in message news:g9Nyg.263082$iF6.250988_at_pd7tw2no...
> Brian Selzer wrote:
>> What's the point of a database if it doesn't reflect some aspect of
>> reality. ...
>
> To talk precisely about whatever we want to talk about. Nothing more.
> Doesn't need to be real.
>

Agreed. But even a conceived universe subsumes certain absolutes, such as time.

> p
Received on Sat Jul 29 2006 - 13:49:03 CDT

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