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Discussion: About Anything
what is a Anything ?
|Message posted by pom on 2003/03/08 11:11:59
|data_kind:Anything actually returns data_record.
It causes the creation of a Data:Anything to induce the writing of
a "value" and "index" in the database.
Other possibilitites to avoid this:
- define a type_flag_field for the type Anything,
- define a 'from string' method for it (causes the type to be considered
as a field)
- add a type_flag_undefined and patch data_kind consequently.
If one disallow the creation of a Data:Anything, the access to things like
Set:Anything becomes more difficult.
|Message posted by pom on 2003/03/08 11:14:56
|The first possibility would need the patch
to be applied. Otherwise, type_flag_field has exactly no effect.
The second possibility is implemented in