[Newbies] ActiveRecord?

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Mon Apr 7 17:28:52 UTC 2008

still it would be good to have a layer on top of Glorp, I'm amazed by  
the quantity
of code we should write (See HPI seaside tutorial). It would be good  
that a reflective or meta
description approach would be proposed by default and that if people  
want to have something that can
do it (as it is now). I do not see the value of paying in advance  
functionality I do not need.
Glorp start up is too high from my perspective (I'm lazy and proud of  


On Apr 3, 2008, at 6:37 AM, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:

>>>>>> "Rob" == Rob Rothwell <r.j.rothwell at gmail.com> writes:
> Rob> Has anyone written anything like the ActiveRecord for Glorp?
> Using something like ActiveRecord for Glorp would be like buying an  
> airplane
> just to taxi around the airport without ever lifting off the ground.
> The big plus in Glorp that I'm seeing is that you can do more than
> DirectMapping... you can describe tables on one side, model-objects  
> on the
> other, and then produce an almost arbitrary mapping between the two.
> Sure, for simple stuff, one-class-is-one-table might make sense, but  
> pay
> attention to the other kinds of mapping styles.  Lots of power in  
> there.  It's
> how an ORM *should* be done.
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