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Re: [HACKERS] Tutorial

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>, elein <elein(at)varlena(dot)com>,David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Tutorial
Date: 2004-07-23 07:03:30
Message-ID: 200407230903.30389.peter_e@gmx.net (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net> writes:
> > +1/2 (Since I don't like inheritence)
> >
> > IMHO we ought to try to keep the _tutorial_ free of things that are
> > generally considered against relational design.
>
> Where is it written that inheritance is against relational design?

I would venture that it is nowhere written that it is part of relational 
design.  It is, however, unambiguously part of object-relational 
design, if that's what we're aiming for.

-- 
Peter Eisentraut
http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/


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