Re: Objects that share a fate

Subject: Re: Objects that share a fate
From: Janice Gelb <janiceg -at- marvin -dot- eng -dot- sun -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2000 10:09:58 -0700 (PDT)


In article ORG -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com, markl -at- gilian -dot- com ("Mark L. Levinson") writes:
>As Andy Rooney said, the same things keep happening
>to the same people. Again I'm looking for a pair
>of words to describe a relationship. This is a
>relationship in which by doing something to one
>object, the user automatically does it to a number
>of other specified objects. [snip]
>
>We have "parent/child" tentatively in mind, but we
>would rather not have people thinking in database
>terms because this is rather an ad hoc relationship,
>for the purpose of only one or two commands.
>

If this occurs so seldom, do you really need to
invent vocabulary for it? How about just saying
something like "Deleting the A object also deletes
its dependent B objects."

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