Re: Another view on analysis and ER

From: mAsterdam <>
Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2007 22:11:37 +0100
Message-ID: <4759b5d5$0$228$>

paul c schreef:
> mAsterdam wrote:

>> Development of a database for a multilingual
>> organization does face the requirement that
>> the extension should be language-neutral.
>> This seems more achievable than automatic translation.

> I'd bet that most United Nations db headers are uni-lingual,
> propositions too. I doubt that they translate their ER diagrams into 99
> languages, although from stories I've heard, I might be wrong about that!

I won't take your bet, I'll side with you on that.

However, even with the uni-lingual db headers there will be a lot of multi-lingual user-interfaces to those databases. In a way they take the role of those headers. Received on Fri Dec 07 2007 - 22:11:37 CET

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