James Mansion wrote:
I was wondering whether one could try to identify what might be termed 'enum tables' that exist to provide lookups.

There are perhaps three main types of table that is the target of a foreign key lookup:

1) tables that map to program language enumerations: typically small (less than a hundred rows) and changing very infrequently.

8.3's enum types will help with these, and they get you out of the FK game altogether.



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