Re: Mutual Relationship
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 15:53:11 -0400
> What do you guys think about the following situation:
> A Person has a Department and a Department has a boss that is a
> Can I make a mutual relationship like this?
> [has a]
> Person --------------------> Department
> Department --------------> Person
Yes, you can. But to really model the real world, you should be prepared to allow a person to have more than one department, and to allow a department to have more than one boss.
> What do you guys recommend?
Find an example that works in practice and copy it rather than re-inventing the wheel. When adapting the other model, try to find it's weaknesses and fix those problems. It's not simple or easy.
//Walt Received on Mon Oct 13 2008 - 14:53:11 CDT