Re: Newbie question about db normalization theory: redundant keys OK?
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 11:49:21 -0800 (PST)
On Dec 14, 9:59 am, "Tony Rogerson" <tonyroger..._at_torver.net> wrote:
> Folk like you are a real problem in the IT industry, your ignorance to how
> the real world works and self importance rather than team importance causes
> delays and failures across the spectrum of IT projects.
Hey Tony, lighten up! That's why they have that "AS IS" fine print on software shrinkwrap, some of which I grabbed off the net below. And some of this language appears on mission critical software applications, LOL.
THE SOFTWARE AND UNDERLYING TECHNOLOGY ARE NOT FAULT-TOLERANT AND ARE NOT DESIGNED, MANUFACTURED OR INTENDED FOR USE OR RESALE AS ON-LINE CONTROL EQUIPMENT IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS REQUIRING FAIL-SAFE PERFORMANCE, SUCH AS IN THE OPERATION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES, AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION OR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL, DIRECT LIFE SUPPORT MACHINES, OR WEAPONS SYSTEMS, IN WHICH THE FAILURE OF THE SOFTWARE OR UNDERLYING TECHNOLOGY OR PRODUCT COULD LEAD DIRECTLY TO DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE ("HIGH RISK ACTIVITIES"). LICENSOR SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR HIGH RISK ACTIVITIES Received on Fri Dec 14 2007 - 20:49:21 CET