Re: A philosophical newbie issue: catch redundant errors via relationships or programmically?

From: mAsterdam <>
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2007 16:40:38 +0100
Message-ID: <4777bab3$0$85789$>

Just some nits:

raylopez99 wrote:
> ... Now I want to extend this
> architecture of tables
'schema' is the word you were looking for.

> Everything worked fine for this CD extension, I set in up in no time,
> but I noticed that when a user enters data, sometimes the same
> combination of Bank Account number and CD identifier (CD ID) will be
> entered by mistake, which under the below architecture will create a
> new record. I don't want this.

This means you want to constrain your data.

> I have various ideas on how to fix this programmically (such as a
> simple lookup table so when the combination of particular Bank Account
> and CD ID are found, a warning box will tell the user that this record
> already exists).

Good to warn your users they are about to violate a constraint, not good to guard your data in a UI.

>... tblPersons

Why this tbl prefix? Should I call you guyRay?

What you see depends on where you stand.
Received on Sun Dec 30 2007 - 16:40:38 CET

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