Re: Newbie question about db normalization theory: redundant keys OK?

From: Jon Heggland <>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 12:17:52 +0100
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Quoth David Cressey:
> 2NF applies only to compound keys. A table that is in 1NF and has only a
> simple key is in 2NF necessarily.

Not strictly true, but the cases where such a table is not in 2NF are rare and easily detected.

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