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

From: David Cressey <dcressey_at_verizon.net>
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 19:31:31 GMT
Message-ID: <ngHfg.80$_F6.20@trndny03>

"Christian Brunschen" <cb_at_festis.df.lth.se> wrote in message news:e5mraq$j66$1_at_news.lth.se...
> In article <lsBfg.3076$%86.209_at_trndny04>,
> David Cressey <dcressey_at_verizon.net> wrote:
> >
> >"Christian Brunschen" <cb_at_festis.df.lth.se> wrote in message
> >news:e5mir9$gug$1_at_news.lth.se...
> >> 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,
or
> >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 - 14:31:31 CDT

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