Re: Mapping arbitrary number of attributes to DB

From: Joshua J. Kugler <>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2006 10:56:51 -0800
Message-Id: <453e54fc$0$19645$>

David Cressey wrote:
> Now that I see what you are up against, I have a better handle on why you
> are perplexed.
> If I can generalize a little bit from what you've written here, you want
> a
> data model that will be impervious to changing information requirements.

Actually, I just want a data model that can have a flexible number of attributes since various stations will have a flexible number of attributes. :)

But I do understand the impossibility of preparing for every eventuality. I just want to be prepared for an eventuality I know will happen.


Joshua Kugler
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