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Re: Decline of Science: Computer Science and Databases

From: Lauri Pietarinen <lauri.pietarinen_at_atbusiness.com>
Date: 11 Nov 2002 01:54:21 -0800
Message-ID: <e9d83568.0211110154.72ae3c20@posting.google.com>


Carl,
>
> Your approach may work in phone-book applications and for
> theoretical models that "mathematical purists" construct for
> university textbooks or for "manifestos". In practice it would
> cause tremendous unnecessary implementation and maintenance
> work to store and query complex class hierarchies.

Chances are that when you

there is a relational database somewhere giving out and saving data.

These are very complex applications, hardly just some text book examples.

Now it _could_ be that these same applications could be made using a pure OO-technology. But to claim that RM-technology is not suitable for these tasks - well hmmm...

regards,
Lauri Pietarinen Received on Mon Nov 11 2002 - 03:54:21 CST

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