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Re: Generalised approach to storing address details

From: Neo <neo55592_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 9 Dec 2006 21:23:51 -0800
Message-ID: <1165728231.358584.123920@l12g2000cwl.googlegroups.com>


> I'd say that any data
> model besides the well-described relational one (not that I'm suggesting
> another one) would be right to follow the IP, otherwise it is hiding
> information which seems crazy to me. That way people don't have to
> memorize what a particular product does under such and such a
> circumstance, which would open the door for all the cuckoo arbitary
> behaviours that the products Codd was railing against.

Would you say the following table is hiding information?

T_Person
Name Age Weight
john 30 yr 180 lbs
mary 25 yr 60 kgs

If so, how would you structure it so that it doesn't. Received on Sat Dec 09 2006 - 23:23:51 CST

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