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Re: Microsoft's bridge between OO and relational

From: Marshall <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com>
Date: 3 Jun 2006 15:01:16 -0700
Message-ID: <1149372076.569493.205440@f6g2000cwb.googlegroups.com>


Alvin Ryder wrote:

>

> I'm not surprised. Both Microsoft and Sun like to provide all the APIs
> for their respective environments but years ago when Sun distanced
> itself from the object persistence racket products like Hibernate and
> TopLink filled the void. Developers began to leak out of Sun's camp, at
> least for that aspect of programming. Now with EJB 3 and Java
> Persistence API they are trying to win back that lost ground and I
> think MS are trying to avoid the same mistake. By providing their own
> object persistence glue they'll keep everything MS. More happy pills.

If you are implying that Linq is a marketing-driven initiative, then I believe you are mistaken. It is largely the work of Microsoft Research. I don't believe it is even on Microsoft marketing's radar.

Marshall Received on Sat Jun 03 2006 - 17:01:16 CDT

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