[development] relationships API vs i18n

James Walker walkah at walkah.net
Fri Nov 10 03:25:42 UTC 2006

On 9-Nov-06, at 10:14 PM, Angela Byron wrote:

> On 9-Nov-06, at 8:21 PM, Jeremy Epstein wrote:
>> It would be good to support relations between entities of any type,
>> not just nodes. So instead, we could have:
>> CREATE TABLE relation (
>>  type char(12),
>>  id1 int,
>>  type1 char(12),
>>  id2 int,
>>  type2 char(12),
>>  weight int
>> );
> Would a "module" field here also be helpful, so you know which  
> module set the relation? And a "name" field perhaps? (maybe that's  
> getting a little too frilly ;))

Frilly, perhaps... but we've seen time and time again how tracking  
the module that is "maintaining" the relationship can be *very*  
helpful (files table anyone?) ... name is perhaps excessive, but  
personally I'd +1 it.
James Walker :: http://walkah.net/ :: xmpp:walkah at walkah.net

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