Sunday, August 3, 2008

Normalization for Normal People, "How Long Has This Been Going On and Who Else is Involved?"

There is just a bit of irony in the title to today's installment. The cynical answer might be "Way too long already, dude. You've been talking about attributes for WEEKS now." That's true, but it's a fascinating topic and there is still a bit more to be said, so I'm going to say it. This week I'm also going to shift gears and bring a description of physical table structure into the discussion.