>From: Mr. Shawn H. Corey [mailto:shawnhcorey@stripped]
>Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 10:02 AM
>To: Jerry Schwartz
>Cc: 'Ranjeet Walunj'; mysql@stripped
>Subject: RE: Re-arranging fields
>On Thu, 2008-07-31 at 09:56 -0400, Jerry Schwartz wrote:
>> [JS] I added a dozen or so columns for a special purpose, and although
>> doesn't care I wanted them in a certain order that would be intuitive
>> user / programmer.
>Why is a user looking at your database?
>This is a security breach. Users should only have access thru
>pre-defined SQL statements.
[JS] Users will have read-only access through MS Access, and have to filter
on various fields.
If we weren't trying to make our database designs somewhat intuitive, we'd
name all of our fields x1, x2, x3 ....
>Just my 0.00000002 million dollars worth,
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