Schema for COINS database

Lisa Evans made this Freedom of Information request to Her Majesty’s Treasury

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From: Lisa Evans

23 December 2009

Dear Her Majesty's Treasury,

I would like to request the schema for the Combined Online
Information System (COINS) database as it currently exists.

I would like this schema to be in an Excel spreadsheet.

Yours faithfully,

Lisa Evans

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From: Enquiries, CEU

31 December 2009

Dear Ms Evans,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. I write to confirm receipt of your request and to let you know that it is receiving attention. If you have any enquiries regarding your request do not hesitate to contact us.

Darren Creamer
Correspondence and Enquiry Unit

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From: responses, FOI

25 January 2010


Attachment foi eva.pdf
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Attachment 100111 COINS Schema for FOI 9 1049.xls
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Lisa Evans left an annotation (27 January 2010)

Quote-marks They did not have the schema as the COINS database is not relational -- it is a multidimensional database. They did give the field names in xml though.

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Francis Irving left an annotation (10 March 2010)

Quote-marks Post by Lisa Evans on the Open Knowledge Foundation blog referring to the response to this request.

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/sc...

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Richard Taylor left an annotation ( 7 April 2010)

Quote-marks An article citing this request is available at:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/opensecrets/2...

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Lisa Evans left an annotation (14 April 2010)

Quote-marks A link to this request from the Open Knowledge Foundation blog post:

http://blog.okfn.org/2010/04/13/the-coin...

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