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…dule namespace. Closes #10288 [scott_willson]

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@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
*SVN*
+* Give examples for what tables should be called for models inside a module namespace. Closes #10288 [scott_willson]
+
* Document the :message option for validates_associated. Closes #10357 [dylans]
* Document automatically generated predicate methods for attributes. Closes #10373 [chuyeow]
@@ -721,14 +721,23 @@ def serialized_attributes
# Guesses the table name (in forced lower-case) based on the name of the class in the inheritance hierarchy descending
# directly from ActiveRecord. So if the hierarchy looks like: Reply < Message < ActiveRecord, then Message is used
- # to guess the table name from even when called on Reply. The rules used to do the guess are handled by the Inflector class
+ # to guess the table name even when called on Reply. The rules used to do the guess are handled by the Inflector class
# in Active Support, which knows almost all common English inflections. You can add new inflections in config/initializers/inflections.rb.
#
# Nested classes are given table names prefixed by the singular form of
- # the parent's table name. Example:
+ # the parent's table name. Enclosing modules are not considered. Examples:
+ #
+ # class Invoice < ActiveRecord::Base; end;
# file class table_name
# invoice.rb Invoice invoices
- # invoice/lineitem.rb Invoice::Lineitem invoice_lineitems
+ #
+ # class Invoice < ActiveRecord::Base; class Lineitem < ActiveRecord::Base; end; end;
+ # file class table_name
+ # invoice.rb Invoice::Lineitem invoice_lineitems
+ #
+ # module Invoice; class Lineitem < ActiveRecord::Base; end; end;
+ # file class table_name
+ # invoice/lineitem.rb Invoice::Lineitem lineitems
#
# Additionally, the class-level table_name_prefix is prepended and the
# table_name_suffix is appended. So if you have "myapp_" as a prefix,

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