Class::DBI and stalinesque hiding of THE TRUTH
publiustemp-londonpm at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 26 09:48:17 BST 2006
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From: Dave Cross <dave at dave.org.uk>
> No. I feel that way too sometime. But most of the time I'm a lot
> calmer and just want to force them to read "Database in Depth"
> until they understand it all.
>  http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/databaseid/
A lovely, lovely book. A book which,regrettably, is still boxed up on the other side of the pond. However, the book still expects folks to know the basics of normalization.
Did I tell y'all the one about the company which used the customer's phone number as the key to their sales history? Took me a while to figure that one out. Made me want to issue a "DROP TABLE" command with a chainsaw. Of course, since I was forbidden to make any changes to the database ... :(
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