Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> writes:

Hi Alex,

>> i.e. can I first assign e.g. 37 to it during the object creation, and
>> then let the 'id' function re-assign e.g. 9 to it when post-processing
>> the newly created objects?
>
> Yes, sure. The object doesn't care about the meaning of that number.
>
> But (as also Henrik pointed out), this looks very much like a +Link or
> +Joint relation, doesn't it? Storing the id of some other object sounds
> like a lot of maintenance work, to keep it everything consistent.

No, these numbers are already there and tell me what to link/join, so I
need them for object creation. But once the linked/joined object network
exists, can replace them with something more meaningfull like a unique
elem-ID. 

-- 
cheers,
Thorsten

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