Re: Separate PK in Jxn Tbl?
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 12:52:47 GMT
"Jamie Collins" <jamiecollins_at_xsmail.com> wrote in message
> On Jan 28, 11:02 pm, Rob <rmpsf..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm not sure what you mean by "moot". According to:
> > http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/moot+point.html
> > <quote>
> > If something's a moot point, there's some disagreement about it: a
> > debatable point. In the U.S., this expression usually means that there
> > is no point in debating something, because it just doesn't matter. An
> > example: If you are arguing over whether to go the beach or to the
> > park, but you find out the car won't start and you can't go anywhere,
> > then the destination is said to be a moot point.
> > </quote>
> > I googled "moot" to make sure I knew what you meant, and was surprised
> > by the definition. I will take your meaning to be '"there is no point
> > in debating" whether NULL values in junction tables are ever useful
> > because they are not'.
> Here in the UK I avoid using the word 'moot' when trying to write
> 'plain English' simply because the US usage has obscured the UK usage
> i.e. it can cause confusion.
I'm completely unfamiliar with the UK usage of "moot". What is it? Received on Tue Jan 29 2008 - 13:52:47 CET