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

From: Dmitry A. Kazakov <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 09:20:04 +0200
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On Sun, 11 Jun 2006 21:38:38 +0200, Robert Martin wrote:

> On 2006-06-01 18:08:23 +0200, "Mikito Harakiri"
> <> said:

>> Function is a set of ordered pairs such that a certain condition is
>> met. Where is "object" in this definition?

> The two elements of the pair are tuples. One is input, and the other
> is output. The input tuple can be viewed as the values of fields or
> instance variables of an object prior to the call. The output tuple
> can be viewed as the values of the instance variables after the call.

That would be a mutator, which itself is not necessarily an object.

Dmitry A. Kazakov
Received on Mon Jun 12 2006 - 09:20:04 CEST

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