[ic] Database Schema notes

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Mon Dec 9 19:02:27 UTC 2013

On 12/09/2013 07:19 PM, Dan Busarow wrote:
> Another late response.  When I was doing POS software in an earlier life, in addition to Category/Subcategory we also had
>   Department / Class / Line
> This was for department stores, example
>   Sporting Goods / Baseball / Spaulding
> This was brick and mortar stuff so it was used only for reporting.   I can see the utility for additional search criteria too.
> Dan

Navigation schema supports multiple hierarchies, so this shouldn't be a problem.
The only tricky thing is how to determine the "main" category for an item and store this information into
the schema.


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