ActiveRecord::Base -> what does it mean?

Hi folks!

I just want to know the name of the relationship between ActiveRecord
and Base.


ActiveRecord is a global which refers to a Ruby module. One of the
functions of a module in Ruby is to define a name space.

ActiveRecord::Base is a constant defined in the ActiveRecord name
space, which happens to refer to a class.

Name spacing allows for the existence of, and distinction between say:



Thanks a lot Rick!