Need help with association.

HI everybody,

I need some help with model association.

Here I have one user table.

User table.
id name
1 XXX
2 YYY
3 ZZZ
4 XYZ

Message Table

id sender_id receiver_id message
1 1 2 HI. HOW R U
2 2 1 YEAH. FINE
3 2 4 HI. WR R U NOW?

1. Here I want get the sender_name and receiver name for an message.
Like below
   @msg=Message.find(1)
   @msg.sender.name
   @msg.receiver.name

2. Same like I want to get the sent and received messages for a
Particular message.
   @user=User.find(1)
   @user.sent_msg
   @user.received_msg

Can any one help how I have to build the association between these two
models, Here I dont want to create one more table.

Regards,
T.Veeraa.

HI everybody,

I need some help with model association.

Hi, this isn't the list for this type of question. Head on over to
rubyonrails-talk

Fred