On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 3:45 PM, Sean Allen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Jun 3, 2008, at 1:32 PM, Benji York wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 1:13 PM, Gary Poster <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> What you *can't* do out of the box is ask "hey, what products have an
>>> attribute that points to this brand?".  That's a back-reference, and that
>>> needs solutions like the ones to which I was referring.
>> In other words: if you want an index of references (or any attribute for
>> that matter), you have to set it up (just as you would for a RDBMS).
> but i could just loop over all the products checking the brand.

You could...

> and if that statement doesnt set off alarm bells then i feel comfortable in
> my understanding

...but you'd kill kittens, er no, you'd take an inordinate amount of time
to find things.  That's what indexes are for, after all.

> if not how i managed to
> 1. misinterpret something and
> 2. how i managed to write code that actually supported that
> misinterpretation.

I can't tell from here. ;)
Benji York
Senior Software Engineer
Zope Corporation
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