Re: storing survey answers of different data types

From: <cimode_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 01:19:01 -0700 (PDT)
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On 22 avr, 16:26, lawpoop <lawp..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Apr 22, 7:16 am, Roy Hann <specia..._at_processed.almost.meat> wrote:
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> > There is considerable debate over which is the best title to start with.
> > If you consider yourself a willing beginner with very limited time,
> > then I might venture *far* into left-field and suggest a long
> > out-of-print book by Fabian Pascal: SQL and Relational Basics
> > (M&T Books, ISBN 1-55851-063-X).  It is concise and accurate (especially
> > for its time).  I suggest it just to get you in the right
> > frame of mind quickly, and to innoculate you against the crap that is
> > readily and widely available.
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> Thanks to you and Bob, I just placed an order for it. :
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> > After you've read that, I might suggest
> > An Introduction to Database Systems by C J Date, though that is not an
> > easy or quick read. If you can make even a little progress with that
> > you won't ever feel the need of a recipe again.  I am sure others here
> > will have their personal favorite titles and opinions differ.
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> That might be next!
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> > Sketch to follow later.
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> My sincerest gratitude!

The book BB and Roy recommended is a very good starter. You won't regret ths discussion... Received on Fri Apr 24 2009 - 03:19:01 CDT

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