[InterMine Dev] question on the model
jdmswong at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 15:48:43 GMT 2012
My apologies, I already found the answer though. Thanks anyway!
On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Julie Sullivan <julie at flymine.org> wrote:
> Hi JD
> I don't think I understand your question but that won't prevent me from
> giving an answer.
> The main reasons for a reference to not have a reverse reference is that
> the reverse reference doesn't make sense or just to save database space.
> Meaning the reverse reference is probably not a relationship that will be
> queried (often) or can be queried at all. For example
> Sequence has no reference to Sequence Feature
> Sequence isn't related to sequence feature, which goes against your stated
> Does that help at all?
> On 15/02/12 18:20, JD Wong wrote:
>> In my code I'm taking the shortcut that if a collection doesn't list a
>> reverse-reference, its parent-type must be itself or a parent of itself.
>> Is this a safe assumption to make?
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