programming unlimited "categories" in python ?

Paul Winkler slinkp23 at
Tue Oct 23 17:47:05 CEST 2001

Does anything in this article seem relevant?
(I've only skimmed this thread, sorry if it's OT.)

-- Paul Winkler

On 23 Oct 2001 06:29:14 -0700, Stephen <shriek at> wrote:
>> > I'm developing a catalog application (storing its data in a
>> > relational database), where catalog entries are categorized
>> > by one or more categories/subcategories.  It would be nice to
>> > have "unlimited" levels of subcategories and that seemed
>> > simple enough ~ "Use a parent/child" I hear you say ~ and that's
>> > what I did but I've since found it's not very flexible further
>> > down the line.

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