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

From: Laurent Bossavit <laurent_at_dontspambossavit.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Jun 2006 11:06:03 +0200
Message-ID: <MPG.1eecc0e74368a4a0989a2a@news.noos.fr>


Marshall,

> The point that I'm trying to make is: how hard is it to do ad hoc
> analysis of a database when the database supports a SQL
> interface, vs. a custom C-function or Java-class API? There
> is a significant difference in the efforts needed, and in the
> degree of flexibility that is supported.

For whom ? An OO expert, an SQL expert, a user ? Are you saying there's an *absolute* difference, not just a relative one ? If the latter, where does that difference come from ?

Laurent Received on Sun Jun 04 2006 - 04:06:03 CDT

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