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before_save() public

Is called before (regardless of whether it’s a create or update save).

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February 25, 2010
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Saving other objects inside before_save

Don’t call .save or .update_attribute on other objects inside before_save callback.

Saving other objects inside of before_save callback results in flushing changed hash and the original object is not updated.

UPDATE observed sometimes, still investigating