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Re: [xml-dev] XML data interchange format: Flatter is better

 I've spent the best part of the year working around the problems caused because the designers of the movie data sets I am working with don't know what 3NF is.

Take a movie like 12 years a slave on imdb (regarded as the canonical movie platform).  It's imdb is tt2027260. Take a look and see what happens to the url when you browse to it with.


On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 11:11 PM, Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com> wrote:

> I recommend making flat XML.

And for my next exciting revelation, I will announce the discovery of third normal form.

Michael Kay

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