[drupal-devel] clipper and relations

Adrian Rossouw adrian at bryght.com
Wed Sep 7 16:03:14 UTC 2005

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On 07 Sep 2005, at 4:16 PM, Emiliano wrote:

> On Wednesday 07 September 2005 07:03, Bèr Kessels wrote:
>> please have a look at http://drupal.org/node/28480#comment-42850.
>> Its a revised proposal for the relation mapping.
>> I came with this after developing my second relation module.
> +1 for Bèr proposal
> Since we're discussing the relation mapping fields, I'd like to  
> invite you to
> think of 2 other fields: title and description. Although each node  
> has its
> own title and body, when it comes to relations, each relationship  
> may have a
> new title and new description which can be different from those of  
> the nodes.
> Examples:
> 1 - If you're making a list of books (like Amazon's listmania).  
> Each book
> (from bookreview module) has its own title and body, but when you  
> create your
> list of favorite books, you can make annotations regarding what's  
> important
> in each book, why you recommend them, etc.

This is why there is a unique relationship ID.

You can create another table with those fields, and join them with  
the relationship id.

> 2 - If you're creating a virtual tour using pictures, although each  
> picture
> has its own title and body, since a picture can take different  
> weights for
> several tours, you can have a different title and description for each
> picture in each relationship. (Bèr, think about it for shazam)
Each picture is a node, and weights are already in the spec.

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