I'd agree with Joe.  For an example, how about Postal Codes?  This is a
documented, understood, and defined set of rules and data.  

One would think it possible that a simple Country/PostalCode object would
provide data for every civilized address, every occupant, and all sorts of
specific data including a key phone number, ages, Geographic Positioning
Coordinates, and names of the pets in the household.  In addition it would
provide business rules, validity checking, and transaction tracking.

In <01BDB9B2.0FB0BC80@ppp-09.ts-3.min.idt.net>, on 07/27/98 
   at 10:58 PM, Joe Teff <jteff19@idt.net> said:

>I'm interested in this topic of a new data model, but as of yet I haven't
>heard anything that I can "sink my teeth into". I don't understand how
>this database would look. Could you elaborate. I'm not much of a theory
>person - I like pictures, examples and analogies. Thanks.

>Joe Teff

Booth Martin

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