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

From: Marshall <>
Date: 2 Jun 2006 00:22:42 -0700
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Robert Martin wrote:
> On 2006-05-31 11:14:52 -0500, "Mikito Harakiri"
> <> said:
> >
> > Database API is SQL.
> If only it were so.

Here, Robert is clearly saying that SQL is not the database API. But shortly afterward, in the same thread:

Robert Martin wrote:
> [...] But I find your answers to be contradictory.
> You say that application developers should not isolate their code from
> the DBMS API, and yet you also say that they should not spread SQL
> throughout their code. To me those two things are synonyms.

Here, Robert is clearly saying SQL *is* the database API.

I am unsure what to make of this.

Marshall Received on Fri Jun 02 2006 - 09:22:42 CEST

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