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Re: Way to stop recursion?

From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Way to stop recursion?
Date: 2004-11-26 21:36:25
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On Fri, Nov 26, 2004 at 04:31:11PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Seems to me that your real problem is a bogus database layout.  If there
> should only be one "common" value for a parent and children, then only
> store one value ... that is, "common" should exist only in the parent.

Tom's answers always make me realise that I should think harder
before I talk.  He's right, of course: one common value means store
it once.


Andrew Sullivan  | ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca
I remember when computers were frustrating because they *did* exactly what 
you told them to.  That actually seems sort of quaint now.
		--J.D. Baldwin

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