On Aug 1, 2007, at 8:04 AM, John Joyce wrote:

> Yes.
> given tables, say:
> categories
> stories
>
> If a category has_many :stories
> then table stories should have a column named category_id
>
> Generally, this association is followed with story  
> belongs_to :category for a one to many relationship.
> There are also one to one relationships using has_one and belongs_to
>
> Active Record (and Rails in general from that) uses a very clever  
> system of English pluralization for table names and associations  
> rely on singular/plural rules.

Thanks! What do I do if I have:

has_many :platypi?

Just kidding,
Thanks,
Ari
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