On 11/15/2011 10:15 AM, Mike Kolesnik wrote:
In this method, "single table inheritance", the fields which are not in the
base type are still kept in the same table. This way you gain simplicity and order in the
DB, while you give up constraints which need to be kept at the logic level. It's a
tradeoff which I think would be good in this case, since the amount of different fields is
The differnet types simply map to certain fields that they need, much like a view on the
> looking at the fields different right now, i think a single table
> be fine. in the future splitting entity specific fields could be
Of course this whole thing can be undone without much work if somewhere along the road we
deicde that it wasn't a good idea.
doesn't have to be undone. you could also just spin off the columns
which aren't shared by the two entities.
anyway - i think we are agreeing