Re: Date's First Great Blunder
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 21:29:31 +0100
In message <407d5b68.12958493_at_news.wanadoo.es>, Alfredo Novoa
>On Wed, 14 Apr 2004 09:48:06 -0500, "Dawn M. Wolthuis"
>>> The vast majority of the OO coders reject the evident when it is
>>> against the dogma.
>>OO, like relational database theory, does have religious followers
>I disagree. Relational database theory is a branch of maths and OO is
>a set of fuzzy and contradictory guidelines that lacks any consensus.
>It is clear that the second is a lot more religious followers prone.
What's that quote?
You state that relational database theory is a branch of mathematics. As such, what evidence do you have that it actually WORKS! Because if it's maths then the only proof you have is that it is *consistent*, and not that it is actually relevant to the real world.
-- Anthony W. Youngman - wol at thewolery dot demon dot co dot uk HEX wondered how much he should tell the Wizards. He felt it would not be a good idea to burden them with too much input. Hex always thought of his reports as Lies-to-People. The Science of Discworld : (c) Terry Pratchett 1999Received on Thu Apr 15 2004 - 22:29:31 CEST