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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, 20 Jun 2006 12:58:14 -0400
Message-ID: <2006062012581493099-unclebob@objectmentorcom>


On 2006-06-13 09:10:52 -0400, "erk" <eric.kaun_at_gmail.com> said:

> And to address your point even more directly, a relational calculus IS
> simpler than a "bucket of bits." Presumably, you believe that objects
> are simpler (for us, the users!) than direct memory addresses and the
> typeless values stored therein?

Yes, I quite agree. I also think that abstraction is a very powerful tool. So I think I benefit from simplicity if I can relegate all that relational calculus to one part of the program and allow the other parts of the program to treat the DB as a bucket of bits.

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