Discussion Forum Data Model

A discussion internet forum is a discussion area on a website. This discussion forum data model supports thread-based discussion with the option to follow a thread. Moderators may modify and delete threads and or posts. U user must agree to the forum terms before the user can post messages and/or start threads.

Discussion Forum Data Model, ERD in idef1x and crows foot notation

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Notation: Crow's Foot
IDEF1X Notation | Crow's Foot Notation

Entities in this data model:
User ,Forum ,Thread ,Terms ,TermsAgreed ,ForumModerator ,Post ,ThreadFollower ,ModeratorAction ,EmailMessage ,Recipient

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