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From:Ian Sales (DBA) Date:May 26 2005 7:49am
Subject:Re: InnoDB to MyISAM
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Peter Normann wrote:

>Martijn Tonies <mailto:m.tonies@stripped> wrote:
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>>Nevertheless, foreign key constraints belong in the database, not in
>>your application... If you have foreign keys (your wording), you need
>>foreign key constraints. Period. Plain and simple. No discussion :-)
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>Foreign keys are foreign keys. Constraints are constraints. Foreign key
>constraints are... well, you do the math.
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>So, in your opinion, MySql was never really a relational database until
>whatever version enforcing refential constraints was released?
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- if you want the full half-hour argument on whether RDBMS are *really* 
relational, check out http://www.dbdebunk.com/index.html :-)

- ian

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