Re: relational reasoning -- why two tables and not one?

From: paul c <>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 16:17:22 GMT
Message-ID: <mWHBm.48148$Db2.33486_at_edtnps83>

Bob Badour wrote:
> paul c wrote:

>> Roy Hann wrote:
>>> ...
>>> Can one have a donor who has not donated (yet)? ...
>> That is a great question because it indicates the rampant database 
>> mysticism in the semi-literate so-called developed world.  I'm sure 
>> there are db's where prospective donors are called donors and a donor 
>> isn't required to actually donate!  Managers without budgets are similar.

> I am not sure what you mean by mysticism. What part is mystical? What
> makes it mystical?

The label that means what someone wants it to mean instead of what it means to everybody else. Received on Thu Oct 15 2009 - 18:17:22 CEST

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