Re: What are the design criteria for primary keys?

From: paul c <>
Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2010 02:48:53 GMT
Message-ID: <psigo.505$89.202_at_edtnps83>

On 03/09/2010 6:30 PM, -CELKO- wrote:
>>> Celko wants everybody to use published keys, sometimes that's advantageous but it's not essential, after all the published keys one has never seen before aren't familiar before one adopts them.<<
> I like industry standards for several reasons:
> 1) Validation = Can I look at it and see the form is correct?
> 2) Verification = Can an external source map the key to the entity?
> 3) Universality = Does everyone agree on the meaning? This is the
> idea of a trusted source to maintain the standard for me (the
> laziness principle of programming).
> I think this is more important than familiarity, which is
> subjective.

Forgot to say, yes, familiarity is subjective. Maybe I need a another course in reading for comprehension. As for you, have you sought professional help to find out whether your obfuscation is chronic? Received on Fri Sep 03 2010 - 21:48:53 CDT

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