Re: Natural keys vs Aritficial Keys

From: Bob Badour <>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 10:26:52 -0300
Message-ID: <4a16a81c$0$23742$>

Marshall wrote:

> On May 21, 2:51 pm, Bob Badour <> wrote:

>>ORMs and rails cripple the primary functions
>>of a data management system: the integrity function and the manipulation
>>function for a start.

> A quibble: there is something that comes ("for a start") before
> even integrity and manipulation, and that is being able to
> design the schema appropriately and correctly. ORMs
> cripple even that.
> Marshall

I would argue that's part of the mechanism by which they cripple the primary functions, but I agree: They limit the statements one can make in the first place. Received on Fri May 22 2009 - 15:26:52 CEST

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