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Re: Storing data and code in a Db with LISP-like interface

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 20:10:22 GMT
Message-ID: <O4w2g.64321$VV4.1208689@ursa-nb00s0.nbnet.nb.ca>


Sasa wrote:

> Nick Malik [Microsoft] wrote:
>

>> I'm convinced that the greatest future for Prolog is in framework 
>> implementations like P#, where the prolog language can be used by C# 
>> and can use C# objects, which gives you access to all of the features 
>> of an object-oriented language that is closely allied with commercial 
>> RDBMS and XML heirarchical data models, and all the geeky stuff that 
>> we talk about in programming forums.  That way, you can use Prolog for 
>> the things that it does well, but for the rest of the problem, use C#, 
>> and through C#, use all the other stuff.

>
> Exactly! It's about "synergy" of various paradigms, languages and
> technologies. It's happening already (e.g. OOP+RDBMS or HTML + JScript +
> OOP) and I think it's the way languages should be treated - not as a
> single development platform, but rather as a technology to solve part of
> the problem in the entire solution which is comprised of more languages.

I am not sure what newsgroup you post from, but in almost all cases, OOP+RDBMS is a regression to network model. It loses a lot without any gain. Received on Sat Apr 22 2006 - 15:10:22 CDT

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