Re: what are keys and surrogates?

From: Frank Hamersley <>
Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2008 12:13:44 GMT
Message-ID: <YB3gj.137$>

David Cressey wrote:
> "rpost" <> wrote in message
> news:bf6b0$477ea70f$839b4533$
> [snip]

>> Yes, when you confuse hidden attributes with published, assignable ones,
>> as you stubbornly insist on doing, things will break horribly.

> And the things that will break horribly are not the things inside the
> database. They are the things inside the minds of the users of the data.

Heh heh! In fact this occurs more frequently than not regardless of the presence of the dreaded "hidden attributes".

Cheers, Frank. Received on Sun Jan 06 2008 - 13:13:44 CET

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