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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: Sun, 11 Jun 2006 18:51:14 +0200
Message-ID: <2006061118511482327-unclebob@objectmentorcom>


On 2006-06-01 02:55:38 +0200, Bruno Desthuilliers <bdesth.quelquechose_at_free.quelquepart.fr> said:

> Robert Martin a écrit :

>> On 2006-05-31 11:21:45 -0500, frebe73_at_gmail.com said:
>> 
>>>> I don't know Java, but if your statement about Java disadvantages is
>>>> true, that's a problem with Java -- not with OO.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> In a true OO language there are no first order functions. Some OO
>>> languages, like Python, are a little more pragmatic and has some non-OO
>>> features too.
>> 
>> 
>> The fact that Java does not have global functions is annoying at worst.

>
> Fredrik was not talking about having or not having functions but about
> the fact that Java's method are not objects. Which means you don't have
> HOF. Which is a king-size PITA - like almost anything else in Java
> FWIW.
Oh, you mean like Closures or ruby blocks?
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