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

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Fri, 02 Jun 2006 21:53:33 GMT
Message-ID: <xr2gg.16662$A26.384572@ursa-nb00s0.nbnet.nb.ca>


Sasa wrote:

> Tony D wrote:
> 

>> Ok, so I exaggerate. There's a bit of hyperbole in there. It was a bit
>> of a vent. You know, I'd love the scales to fall from my eyes, to see
>> the bright new future in OO programming. Enough people I know whose
>> opinions I generally hold in some regard seem to look kindly on it. But
>> I just can't get past that, as currently constituted, it all still
>> revolves around managing variables and assignments. We don't need that
>> stuff anymore. Not at the level of abstraction we should be working at.
>> Leave the bits'n'bytes to the OS engineers, the DBMS engineers and
>> their ilk. Let's get on with the "what", and leave them to the "how".
> 
> I could agree that when working in OOP there is fair amount of 
> additional complexity and low level boilerplate code. My question is - 
> what do you propose/use as an alternative?

Higher-level abstractions like relations, for example. Received on Fri Jun 02 2006 - 16:53:33 CDT

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