moderated Re: Remove the ID column in databases #suggestion


Alex Stone
 

Sorry to be a boring old programmer, but I’ve always found it useful to have an Id column in a database.


On 20 Feb 2020, at 17:11, Mark Fletcher <markf@corp.groups.io> wrote:


Hi All,

In each database, there is an ID column, assigned automatically, starting from 1 and monotonically increasing for each row. It seems that this column leads to some confusion, especially for databases that are edited frequently. 

I'm thinking that maybe I should remove that row? Opinions?

Thanks,
Mark

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