[jifty-devel] Regarding refers_to and by on JDBI columns

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Mon Jul 16 14:47:55 EDT 2007

On Jul 16, 2007, at 2:46 PM, Andrew Sterling Hanenkamp wrote:

> To me "refers App::Model::Foo by 'bar'" seems like a good place for  
> syntactic sugar if nothing else. Treat that the same as "refers  
> App::Model::FooCollection by 'bar'" but then make the accessor  
> perform the extra "dereference" required so that the syntax for  
> accessing your record is just:
> my $linked_foo = $bar->foo;
> rather than:
> my $linked_foo = $bar->foo->first;

Is it a case where there's a one-to-one mapping?
Referencing a collection while saying you're referencing a record  
is.... potentially very confusing.
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