Re: Caught napping!
"Seaborne, Mark" wrote: > >Ouch!!!!! A fact about XML structures today, is that they promote data > >redundancy. > Isn't this the kind of thing that xLink can be used for? It is. But if you fully normalize your data and then XLink everything together, you've just built a relational database, so why not just use one to start with? (The obvious answer to this question is that you have mixed content, which doesn't play well with the object-relational mapping used by XML-enabled relational databases.) -- Ron
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