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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: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 15:29:26 +0200
Message-ID: <2006061315292642612-unclebob@objectmentorcom>


On 2006-06-01 12:56:01 +0200, frebe73_at_gmail.com said:

> The big questing is: Why do you want to unplug the SQL DBMS?

I don't. Just like I don't want to disconnect my engine from my car. However, I want the car designed such that the engine can be disconnected.

I don't want to replace the DB, I just want it to be replaceable. This just makes for good modularity, and good testability. I do not want to sacrifice any of the power of the DB, I just want to place the code that uses that power in a place that the rest of the application is not directly aware of.

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