Chapter 15. Bending or Breaking the Rules
Nature never breaks her own laws.
|--LEONARDO DA VINCI|
Topics Covered in This Chapter
When May You Bend or Break the Rules?
Documenting Your Actions
I always advocate following proper database-design techniques. As you've already learned, there are numerous reasons for doing so. But first and foremost, you should use a good design method to ensure the integrity of the database. I cannot overstate how important this is. You now know the consequences of improperly establishing data integrity, so following the rules is of paramount importance.