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

From: Robert Martin <unclebob_at_objectmentor.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2006 18:50:51 -0500
Message-ID: <2006060218505111272-unclebob@objectmentorcom>


On 2006-05-31 13:18:00 -0500, Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca> said:

> Mikito Harakiri wrote:
> 

>> Bob Badour wrote:
>>
>>> Fowler is an idiot. Given two formal systems: one very powerful system
>>> operating at the level of intent and the other very low-level system
>>> obscuring intent, his solution is to cripple the powerful one down to
>>> match low-level one.

>>
>> This is kind of extreme statement. Reading Mr Fowler's "Refactoring"
>> was a pleasant experience back in 97. I couldn't help exclaming "I
>> should have written that!" Unfortunately, Fowler's recent voyage into
>> data management area is disappointing.
> 
> I found what he wrote rather obvious and not too informative. It sounds 
> like you found it rather obvious too. While 'idiot' might be too 
> extreme, he is a lightweight at best.

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