Re: Names of identity constraint definitions

James Clark <> writes:

> I'm probably missing something obvious, but why are identity constraint
> definitions required to have a name? It seems to be used only to allow
> key and unique constraints to be referenced by keyref constraints.  In
> other cases, it seems to do nothing but obfuscate the schema (at least
> it confused me).

So you're suggesting the name should be optional?

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Received on Monday, 22 January 2001 04:46:32 UTC