July 4, 2006acts_as_crime_against_orm.
Not a reference to the ORM patent case. Rather an ode to AR’s serialization backdoor. Amazing how much win you can get for swapping a bit of a purity. We use this technique extensively with SSC. (serialization that is, though trading on purity as well, truth be told)0. (Aside activerecord, orm, programming, webapp)