Re: Natural keys vs Aritficial Keys

From: Roy Hann <specially_at_processed.almost.meat>
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 14:05:25 -0500
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Michael Schuerig wrote:

> Would you say that these principal functions are essential for, say,
> blogs, wikis, or social networking sites such as Flickr?

To repeat, no one here says synthetic keys are always wrong. Those things you list may well benefit from them.

What IS wrong is insisting that ALL things ALWAYS benefit from them. Listing a few examples where they are beneficial doesn't change that.

Received on Thu May 21 2009 - 21:05:25 CEST

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