[drupal-devel] Random: Drupal Relationships

Boris Mann borismann at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 18:09:31 UTC 2005

On Sat, 12 Mar 2005 09:25:37 +0100, Dries Buytaert <dries at buytaert.net> wrote:

> Difficult to say without proper benchmarking.  I'm sure some relations
> are better captured in separate tables, while for some relations it
> might be beneficial to use a single table.  It all depends on how you
> want to use (query) the data, and how frequent.

Sounds a bit like a relationship API. Certain modules would define
relationships, and depending on the needs/scale, would either use a
"shared" relationship table or design their own optimized table.

> Personally, I'd start off with extending taxonomy for folksonomies and
> nothing more.

Yes, please!

Boris Mann

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