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

From: Robert Martin <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 15:13:43 -0400
Message-ID: <2006062015134325228-unclebob_at_objectmentorcom>

On 2006-06-17 09:00:48 -0400, "David Cressey" <> said:

> Modularity and encapsulation help control the ripple effect within an
> application. Within a collection of applications that all treat the same DB
> as a data nexus, data independence is the best way to control the ripple
> effect.
> The problem with application developers is that they tend to fall into the
> trap that says that their application is the center of the universe. The
> problem with database designers and DBAs is that we tend to fall into the
> opposite trap. We tend to think of our database as the center of the
> universe.

Very nicely put!

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