Stateful relations have the same methods as stateless ones, the main
difference is that wherever you have a Query[A] in a stateless
becomes an Iterable[A] in a stateful relation.
Stateful relations are defined exactly the same way as their stateless
counterpart, with the exception that the leftStateful and
rightStateful methods are
invoke instead of left and right :
Methods in stateful relations are very similar than their stateless
counterpart, their signatures are slightly different, and have a refresh
method. Note the relation property, it is the stateless relation
objects that provides the persistence related functionality. A stateful
relation is in fact a wrapper over a stateless one, with caching.
The similarity between StatefulManyToMany and ManyToMany is also very