Re: Something new for the New Year (2008).

From: Marshall <>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2008 19:19:14 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 1, 2:45 pm, Rob <> wrote:
> If you have a chance, please take a look on my website at this page:
> You will see a completely new way to use foreign keys
> to represent relationships in relational databases.

What is wrong with the existing way?

Looking at your webpage, I didn't see any problem statement. What problem is this technique intended to solve? What makes it better than existing techniques?

> Working with this new representation has forever changed the way I
> look at and think about relational databases.

That's a dramatic statement, but not a very motivating one. Is the new way you look and think about relational databases better or worse than the way you used to look at them? How can we tell?

Marshall Received on Thu Jan 03 2008 - 04:19:14 CET

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