Per, That's a great help.
Yes, the model is massively simplified, but I figured it was better to explain what I was getting at... I take your point about ugliness! On 2 Aug 2010, at 20:20, Per Bernhardt wrote: > So keep improving your model! By the way: You should always prefer strong > classes and objects instead nested array definitions ;) I'm not sure I agree/follow. The db backend (FileMaker, no, really) I'm using wants to present data as an array of named field values, plus field defnitions. How would synthesising a php class/object heirarchy to place between the array representation from the db and the phptal parser help? Thanks, R _______________________________________________ PHPTAL mailing list PHPTAL@lists.motion-twin.com http://lists.motion-twin.com/mailman/listinfo/phptal