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On Tuesday 07 February 2012, Jay Lozier wrote:

Two related issues are a problem: spreadsheets are relatively easy to
set up and enter data with some inflexibility while databases harder to
set up and without the right front end tools some tricky to properly
enter data but are much more flexible.

As a consequence: It would help most, if the database set up barrier could be 
We therefore should ask (and try to learn) what makes database creation so 
difficult, and how could we contribute to ease the learing curve?

Or directly: how can we make database creation easy and a low-threshold task?

(Just a thought)

who has never got familiar with databases "because of their complexity" (at 
least from an innocent user's point of view). OTOH, I've never seen really 
good tools for database creation (and change btw). So maybe, we could add to 
database usability by creating Really Good Tools(TM) for creating, changing, 
filling and quering databases. 

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