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Re: Is it Possible to Enforce This Relationship at the DB Level?

From: dutone <dutone_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 17:21:08 -0000
Message-ID: <1192814468.908080.202170@v23g2000prn.googlegroups.com>


On Oct 16, 12:59 pm, TroyK <cs_tr..._at_juno.com> wrote:
> On Oct 15, 3:54 pm, dutone <dut..._at_hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > > Is it possible to enforce this at a DB level? Maybe my model is
> > > > flawed?
> > > In *no case* presentation should determine design. Proper design
> > > should be the consequence of studying sound principles of relational
> > > modeling.
>
> > Huh, who said anything about presentation? I'm trying to construct an
> > appropriate data model based on a set of business rules.
> > Thanks for the advice....
>
> "client", "spreadsheet", "cells", etc. all sound like user interface
> or
> presentation concepts. Difficult to tell without working definitions
> for these entities that you have identified, though.

Yes, words can imply a specific idea to someone at first; context, context, context.

In my case, spreadsheets are what drives the whole process and must be decomposed before additional processes can take place. The associated tables the represent configuration information each client's service has. Received on Fri Oct 19 2007 - 12:21:08 CDT

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