Re: What are the design criteria for primary keys?

From: paul c <>
Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2010 02:54:20 GMT
Message-ID: <wxigo.506$89.445_at_edtnps83>

On 03/09/2010 7:48 PM, paul c wrote:
> 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?

AND db design is subjective. Received on Fri Sep 03 2010 - 21:54:20 CDT

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