I read todays article on data shaping and the prior articles on the subject.<BR><BR>Is this something that can be used to create a messageboard, where you don&#039;t know the depth (eg: number of replies - and replies&#039; replies...etc.)<BR><BR>If not, what is the best way (with performance in mind) to create a messageboard? I have created a messageboard, but it takes quite a bit of database lookups (One for each level in a thread, I think).<BR><BR>Theres gotta be a better way, and maybe datashaping is that way.<BR><BR>Anyhow, I would like to see an artice on some technique to use on a parent &#060;&#062; child relationships, with unlimited number of children, grandchildren and so on<BR><BR>- Lars