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Re: [pgaccess-developers] the current 'schema' tab - renaming ideas

From: "John L(dot) Turner" <jlt(at)wvinter(dot)net>
To: Brett Schwarz <brett_schwarz(at)yahoo(dot)com>,Iavor Raytchev <iavor(dot)raytchev(at)verysmall(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgaccess - developers <developers(at)pgaccess(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgaccess-developers] the current 'schema' tab - renaming ideas
Date: 2002-09-04 13:54:19
Message-ID: 200209041354.19026.jlt@wvinter.net (view raw or flat)
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On Wednesday 04 September 2002 17:07, Brett Schwarz wrote:
> But in relational theory, doesn't relations refer to what we commonly
> refer to as tables? I think this would be confusing as well. However, I
> do agree that it would be cool to have it automatically generated...

In MS Access they can be a combination of Queries and Tables.

Not knowing any better, if it a relationship of any kind, then call it a 
relation. At least us unwashed from the MS Access world would get
a better handle on it. ( if that is what they really are )
John


>
> On Wed, 2002-09-04 at 10:00, Iavor Raytchev wrote:
> > Ross and Iavor:
> > > > > BTW, has the 'schema' tab been renamed yet? With actual
> > > > > schema
> > > > > in 7.3, that'll get confusing.
> > > >
> > > > Not renamed yet.
> > >
> > > In which case, we need to come up with a different name. How
> > > does
> > > "diagrams" strike you all?
> >
> > Hm... In MS Access it is called 'Relations' which sounds kind of
> > correct. Basically now we just display them, so 'Diagrams' could be
> > correct for us for now. In MS Access the relations are actually built
> > there. That's what I would like us to do - use the current 'Schema' tab
> > (they are not tabs anymore in the new interface) and make it able to
> > build relations (represented in the code with referential integrity).
> > Then 'Diagrams' would not fit, but 'Relations'. Also 'References'.
> >
> > Iavor

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John Turner
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