On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 16:05:09 -0500, Merlin Moncure
> Alexandre wrote:
> > like I'm doing right now, that "de-normalizing" in an array is the way
> > to go.
> Only sometimes.  Looping application code is another tactic.  There may
> be other things to do as well that don't involve arrays or application
> code.  Consider arrays a (very postgresql specific) tool in your
> expanding toolchest.

I take good notes of that. All this opened to me other ways for
solutions, so I'm glad of that. I'll take more time to think about all

> De-normalization is a loaded term because we are only presenting queried
> data in an alternate format (normalization normally applying to data
> structured within the database).  There are many people on this list who
> will tell you not to de-normalize anything, ever (and most of the time,
> you shouldn't!).

Thank you for all you help and time for this.

Best regards.

Alexandre Leclerc

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