> > I've seen a few EAV designs in practice. They've all been
> > I'd like to have a better way of dealing with them. Which is why I'm

> > tentatively suggesting support for inheritance and constraints in 
> > views. If there's some other way to achieve constraint based
> > across a UNION of heterogenous tables, I'd love to hear it.
> If you do your own rules anyway, why can't you use 
> inheritance and create the rules on the parent table and the 
> constraints on the child tables ?

Ah, sorry, just saw that you want different column names in your

Add me as another vote to extend the new constraint elimination to union
all views :-)


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