At 06:25 PM 8/8/2001 -0700, Gregory Brauer wrote:
>It appears that MiddleKit is not smart enough to know
>that the backpointer to Video in person *could* be used
>to store both the entries from Movie and TVSeries. Do
>I need to put a backpointer in the Person class for every
>sub-class of Video (even though this wastes space, and
>could end up with a conflict if both are set)? Is there
>a simple change to MiddleKit that could fix this?
You have stumbled across the biggest wart in MiddleKit, which is: "cheesy
handling of lists".
There isn't a simple change. However, there is a solution that Geoff
Talvola and I spec'ed out, but have not yet implemented.