Hi,

the keywords "relation" and "association" probably describe better what
you're at.  I'm not aware of anything like this, although with Ruby's
dynamic nature it should be fairly easy to cook something up.  Did you
check the RAA?

Kind regards

    robert

"itsme213" <itsme213 / hotmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
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> i did mean bidirectional _ruby_ references, not c or c++ pointers :-)
>
> "itsme213" <itsme213 / hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> > are there any Ruby code generation 'macros' to declare bi-directional
> > pointers and automatically maintain their consistency? it would take
> various
> > relation combinations (1-1, 1-N, N-M), generate appropriate
interfaces,
> and
> > implement these using a private protocol for keeping the pointers in
sync.
>
>