Sorry, I'm not used to having to reply-to-all to get
a message back to the list.
Karl <[hidden email]>
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Sounds like it might be workable. I don't think I want to go there at the moment, but in the interest of having a solution at hand I'd like to continue to explore the problem. I'm having a hard time thinking of a verb to use for the cvterm relationship. "in" works grammatically but seems like it might be overloaded. Is there an available relationship term?
On December 2, 2014 11:27:50 PM EST, Scott Cain <[hidden email]> wrote:
>I think most people who use Chado fall into the "you're just supposed
>know" category, and I imagine much of the time that works. I can't
>of a simple solution to applying units to entries in prop tables, but I
>think of a moderately complex way :-) (Of course, it's after 11pm, so
>may regret writing this tomorrow).
>You could allow a composition of two cvterms from separate CVs, one for
>type of the property and one for the units. So if you had
>as a type for the property and "molar" for the units, you could
>(via application code) create a new term "concentration (molar)" in a
>created to hold these compositions, where the newly created term would
>related to the two parent terms via the cvterm_relationship table.
>I have no doubt that there are a host of problems with this approach,
>can't think of any at the moment, so I've cc'ed Chris Mungall so he can
>slap me around a bit.
>On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 7:03 PM, Karl O. Pinc <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> What I keep coming back to vis chado's property tables is the
>> question of units. Just where are the units in which the value is
>> measured supposed to be recorded?
>> Karl <[hidden email]>
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