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

From: Kenneth Downs <knode.wants.this_at_see.sigblock>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 16:04:23 -0400
Message-Id: <ibi3m3-gar.ln1@pluto.downsfam.net>


Marshall wrote:

> Robert Martin wrote:

>> On 2006-06-01 22:26:02 +0200, "Mikito Harakiri"

>
> I'm curious: do you have a definition of "behavior"? I hear this word
> a lot and I'm not sure exactly what is intended. Is a method
> behavior? Is a class behavior? What about a function? Is behavior
> a transformation of data? Wouldn't this make it a synonym for
> calculation?
>

If I were to summarize all uses I've heard I would have to define behavior as "what it does".

Typical uses, "That's not the right behavior." "Yeah, but that's what the customer asked for". And so on.

-- 
Kenneth Downs
Secure Data Software, Inc.
(Ken)nneth@(Sec)ure(Dat)a(.com)
Received on Tue Jun 13 2006 - 15:04:23 CDT

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