Computer Proverbs

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Sun Jan 28 21:37:09 UTC 2001

"The key, the whole key, and nothing but the key, so help me Codd".

This is not entirely facetious, as it is a mnemonic for the rules created by
Edgar Codd for relational data bases.  It would take too long to describe
what the mnemonic stands for---if you're interested, consult any textbook on
database management systems.

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