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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 14:26:15 -0400
Message-ID: <2006062014261536579-unclebob@objectmentorcom>


On 2006-06-13 09:24:52 -0400, "x" <x_at_not-exists.org> said:

>
> "Robert Martin" <unclebob_at_objectmentor.com> wrote in message
> news:2006061315191482327-unclebob_at_objectmentorcom...

>> On 2006-06-04 20:08:53 +0200, "Alfredo Novoa" <alfredo_novoa_at_hotmail.com>

> said:
>> 
>>> 
>>> Bart Wakker ha escrito:
>>> 
>>>> It is good to try to separate application code and DBMS as far as
>>>> possible without too much trouble,
>>> 
>>> This is like to say: it is good to try to separate your head from your
>>> shoulders as far as possible without too much trouble.

>
>> No, it's more like saying that it is good to separate your engine from
>> your car as far as possible without too much trouble.

>
> No, it's more like saying that it is good to separate your driver from
> your car as far as possible without too much trouble.
>
>> Engines can be removed from cars and run on a test rig.  Engines can be
>> pulled from one car and put into another.  This is generally a good
>> thing.

>
> Drivers can be removed from cars and run on a test rig. Drivers can be
> pulled from one car and put into another. This is generally a good
> thing.

Agreed. I presume that you don't want to be bolted into the seat of your car forever. The ability to get out of the car is a nice feature.

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