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From "Stefan Guggisberg" <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [JCR Browser] many to many relations/flexible hierarchies/references
Date Mon, 26 Feb 2007 15:11:27 GMT
On 2/26/07, Brian Thompson <elephantium@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/26/07, avim <avi.moradi@timetoknow.org> wrote:
> >
> >
> > What is the score in this case?
> > Anyway I don't think it will give me the desired order, and there is a
> > need
> > for kind of predicates/relations with extra data/connection objects
> > anyway.
> > Any advice/best practices?
> >
>
>
> In my application, I had one instance where I needed to keep track of an
> ordered list of references to other nodes in the repository.  At first
> glance, using a multi-valued property on my tracker node seemed like the
> best idea.  Since that doesn't guarantee any sort of order, I resorted to
> orderable child nodes, each one of which has a property that refers to the
> desired node.  It's a little less elegant, but until Jackrabbit supports
> orderable multi-valued properties, it will have to do.

for the sake of correctness: jackrabbit *does* support orderable multi-valued
properties. in fact all multi-valued properties do persist the order
of their values.

cheers
stefan

>
> -Brian
>

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