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Re: query question really cant give a summary here so read the body ;-)

From: Erik Jones <erik(at)myemma(dot)com>
To: Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "Rhys Stewart" <rhys(dot)stewart(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: query question really cant give a summary here so read the body ;-)
Date: 2008-04-25 00:56:12
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On Apr 24, 2008, at 5:43 PM, Scott Marlowe wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 3:43 PM, Rhys Stewart  
> <rhys(dot)stewart(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>
>> type). That being said, I would appreciate that any further  
>> questions I have
>> not be responded to by single line emails extolling the virtues of  
>> properly
>> designed schemata, normalization or the like.</minor rant precedes>
>
> Well, I would appreciate getting shorter replies that are to the point
> and don't rely on standing on soap boxes and using exercises in
> polemics to make their point, but I probably won't get that.
>
> The fact is, if your data is in that format, then the schema is
> working against you, and everything you do is going to be much harder
> than changing your schema to something that makes some more sense.
>
> Next time I'll hold your hand a bit more, but yesterday I was very far
> out of it (I'm not exactly 100% today either) with a bad head cold.
> Now, should we have more exchanges to determine who can use the most
> flowery of speech or should we talk pgsql and schema changes?

Perhaps his db-fu has yet to bud?

Erik Jones

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