Subject Re: [firebird-support] DDL for graph edges
Author Doug Chamberlin
On 5/2/2010 2:21 PM, Michael Ludwig wrote:
> I'm building a model for holding a graph such as for a social network.
> There is a table to hold the users (nodes), and another to hold the
> acquaintances (edges). I'm wondering how best to define the edge table.
Aren't social networks comprised of connections between peers? If so,
wouldn't the more accurate and easier data model to have just one table
listing each person with a second table that reflects the many-to-many
relationships between two people in the first table?

Doug C.
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