Basically because I wanted to be able to list the objects without knowing about any refs or keys but I suppose I can introspect and just do a collect by the first one I find for the given class. Because as you said, any useful structures usually have them.
On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 7:11 PM, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> wrote: > Hi Henrik, > >> Thanks, I gather then that there will never be millions of relations >> etc in #1 then? > > No, it is perfectly all right to have millions or billions of entities > in file 1. It is just not a good idea (in general) to access them > sequentially. > > That's why I mentioned that 'seq' is not intended for "normal" DB > operations. If entities need to be searched for sequentially, you don't > need a DB after all. Normally, you have higher-order structures like > indexes or lists which allow direct application-specific access to the > entities. > > >> If so I might just create some dummy entity (that I will never have to >> scan/seq) and put it there. > > For what purpose? I think I don't understand your intention in this > specific case yet. > > Cheers, > - Alex > -- > UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:email@example.com?subject=Unsubscribe -- UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Unsubscribe