Forum: Ruby on Rails Re: Class Table Inheritance

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marcora (Guest)
on 2005-11-27 02:42
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Martin May wrote:
> I've looked at these methods using PostgreSQL, and they seem fine for
> most cases. However, what about polymorphism? If I request all objects
> of a parent type, is there a way to get all the objects of the subtypes
> as well WITHOUT issuing tons and tons of queries?
> Something to think about...

An ORM that I've seen able to implement CTI and polymorphic object calls
SQLObject v7 by Ian B.. It's written in Python.

I really miss CTI in RoR. Expecially for the 'CMSish' scenarios
described in
this thread, where STI doesn't make sense at all.

Is anybody developing CTI for Rails?!?

Edoardo "Dado" Marcora
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