sorry for the slow reply...
i think this is the approach used for the parents in the ontologyTerm.
an alternative is, i suppose, something like what is done for the
ontology term synonyms, i.e. create a new class for the synonyms (see
below), maybe more user friendly.
> I am trying to implement a class based on a XML input file that have
> items with multiple entries. My initial approach was to setup a
> collection with a reference to its class
> <class name="SOterm" is-interface="true">
> <collection name=“synonym” reference=“SOterm" />
> And notice that after loading I get an infinite “recursion” of the
> same item in the web app model browser. I noticed that the same thing
> happens in some places on FlyMine.
> Is this the ideal approach for these types of collections or something
> else is preferred?
> Thanks a lot
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