Thanks! Is is nifty.

What is the recommended way to deal with changes to schema / object
structure? I recall seeing this discussed a long time ago on Prevalence but
am interested in the Ruby best practice.


"David Heinemeier Hansson" <david / loudthinking.com> wrote in message
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> > Is it possible to avoid writing explicit Command objects by using (and
> > extending) "delegate"? Could the delegator take care of command-object
> > wrapping, so the callers still makes normal method calls?
>
> Have a look at madeleine/automatic.rb. It includes an interceptor
> module that can be mixed into the service you're using Madeleine with
> and all the methods are automatically turned into commands. Very nifty.
>
> Instiki uses this method. It goes one step further, though, and pulls
> all the Madeleine goodies into one MadeleineService class that you can
> inheirit from to have automatic snapshots setup automatically and
> convenience methods for accessing the service as a singleton and for
> clearing the database.
>
> You can get Instiki (with source of course) from
> http://instiki.rubyforge.org.
> --
> David Heinemeier Hansson,
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> http://www.loudthinking.com/ -- Broadcasting Brain
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