ok...IMO there's NO valid business reason...but unfortunately it's a major
pain when most of the apps you work with a vendor bought and they DON'T
have the files keyed(unique or otherwise). but again it goes back to my
previous statement ( but i'll expand it for clarity) there's nothing
wrong with constraints...BUT they should be there as a safety net...not as
main validation.

Tommy Holden

Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
03/10/2008 12:46 PM
Re: Which of the SYSIBM tables/views show the row count for

Let's keep it simple then. What sound business reason is there to not
have a primary key constraint on the item master file?

Rob Berendt

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