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From "Brian Thompson" <elephant...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Multi-Value properties of type REFERENCE
Date Tue, 13 Nov 2007 15:40:11 GMT
Could you explain more about the data you need to model and why the MODEL,
MCODE, and TOPIC types have the relationships you described?  In my
experience, it's usually not necessary to use a lot of references in a
repository.  If you're used to modeling things in a DB, it's natural to look
at references to link nodes, but most use-cases are pretty well handled by a
good node structure.

As for using multi-valued REFERENCE properties, I think you could do that in
the same way as you'd use any other multi-valued property.  Just construct
an array of Value objects holding the REFERENCES and pass that into

I haven't actually tried this, so there might be a problem I don't
foresee...I'm sure more knowledgeable members of the community will chime in
shortly :)


On Nov 13, 2007 9:02 AM, Kisu San <Kishore.san@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear All,
> I want to implement many to many relationship between nodes.  I have the
> following scenario
> I have three nodes MODEL, MCODE, TOPIC.
> relation between MCODE and TOPIC are many to many. A MCODE 'P1202' can
> have
> relationship to TOPIC 'RX003' and 'RX0054'. TOPIC 'RX0054' can have
> relationship with MCODE 'P1202' and 'P1206'
> In this case, I have property called tpCode on TOPIC node, which I want to
> REFER to MCODE nodes  'P1202' and 'P1206'.
> Would this be possible in Jackrabbit?
> Does Jackrabbit support Multi-value properties of type Reference?
> If yes, how can I implement this? If no, what is the work around for this?
> Thanks in advance
> -Kishore

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