Re: The wisdom of the object mentors (Was: Searching OO Associations with RDBMS Persistence Models)

From: David Cressey <>
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 19:31:31 GMT
Message-ID: <ngHfg.80$_F6.20_at_trndny03>

"Christian Brunschen" <> wrote in message news:e5mraq$j66$
> In article <lsBfg.3076$%86.209_at_trndny04>,
> David Cressey <> wrote:
> >
> >"Christian Brunschen" <> wrote in message
> >news:e5mir9$gug$
> >> For a trivial example, consider an application that needs to somehow
> >> authenticate users [ ... ]
> >
> >What makes the example trivial? Do you mean trivial in the sense that
> >mathematicians use the word, in the sense that engineers use the word,
> >in the sense that common parlance uses the word?
> In a very loose common parlance sense of the example being easy to come up
> with, not being contrived and thus something that people do occasionally
> encounter.

I think that in common parlance, trivial means "unimportant" and not "easy". Received on Thu Jun 01 2006 - 21:31:31 CEST

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