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Hi, I was hoping someone might have some experience using model inheritance in Yii. So far, I've only seen single table inheritance solutions (a la http://www.yiiframework.com/forum/index.php/topic/12775-unified-relational-model-into-one/page__p__63052#entry63052 and http://www.yiiframework.com/forum/index.php/topic/12978-class-table-inheritance/page__p__135262#entry135262). In practice, my requirements are only for a single level of inheritance. But in principle, the method prompts reservations. Before deciding on Yii as the framework, I spent a significant amount of time deciding
I have a MySQL database model where I have different types of users, each having common field names, like 'username', 'password', 'first_name', 'last_name', etc. etc. I've designed it so that these common fields are stored in a 'base' table called 'users' and specific fields that apply to each type of user are stored in derived 'sub-tables' for each type of user. Here is what it looks like: I know that this is a better design than having the 'common' fields stored in every 'user' table. The problem I'm having is I'm trying to figure out how I'm going insert a new user. What