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For Gio Wiederhold: Database Design, 3rd Edition; © copyright 1995, 1997 Gio Wiederhold.

The copyright for material from the 2nd Edition of Database Design was reconveyed from McGraw-Hill publishers to Gio Wiederhold.

You can copy and distribute any chapter or part of a chapter of Database Design, 3rd edition, in electronic form as long as this copyright notice is included. However restrictions apply to the printing of copies; i.e., the paper distribution and redistribution of this material: printing is handled as shareware.
If you print a numbered chapter or part of a chapter or appendix Gio Wiederhold will expect reimbursement at the rate of $1.- or equivalent for the first chapter and $0.50 for each subsequent chapter you print. The same rate applies to subsequent paper reproduction.
Payment, once made, also entitles you to print subsequent updates, and if you forward your email address to me at <> I will notify you when significant updates are made. Payment may be made by

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Gio Wiederhold (, June 1995, revised 1997.
End of copyright notice.