question of style

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Jul 4 17:48:21 CEST 2009


In article <7xws6oa862.fsf at ruckus.brouhaha.com>,
Paul Rubin  <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:
>
>In many cases it later turns out that list really was the natural
>representation and it ends up growing additional potential elements.
>I saw some article about database design recently that claimed as a
>program evolves, all relationships end up becoming many-to-many.  It
>gave as an example, if your program deals with names and addresses, it
>will eventually have to handle the case where someone has more than
>one residence address.

That's definitely a critical point, and I absolutely agree that this
should get rubbed into people's faces.
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