[thelist] (SQL) Query with Multi FK's to the same lookup

Hassan Schroeder hassan at webtuitive.com
Wed May 19 13:23:19 CDT 2004

Tab Alleman wrote:

>>Well, what I didn't say last time was that those terms shouldn't
>>be considered user-visible "output" anyway, but just pointers to
>>the *real* values.
> Ah, I see.. But in that case, why not just use the integers as pointers?

You could, no functional difference, but it's less readable from a
maintenance perspective; using strings makes it self-documenting...

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