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Re: What databases have taught me

From: Marshall <marshall.spight_at_gmail.com>
Date: 22 Jun 2006 19:59:21 -0700
Message-ID: <1151031561.833094.70320@c74g2000cwc.googlegroups.com>


JOG wrote:
>
> - I started life as a procedural programmer.
> - I adopted OO and soon got the 'aha' click described by R. Martin.
> - I spent years coding large OO projects, with beautiful, elegant
> architectures.
> - I spent further years practically gnawing my arm off attempting to
> adapt my perfect OO designs as requirements inevitably shifted and
> exceptions arose.
> - I finally realised that my 'aha' was utterly illusionary, and that my
> code, being OO, was inevitably and irrecovably imprisoned in a
> hierarchical strait-jacket

Nice post!

The progression you describe above is pretty much exactly the progression I went though as well.

Marshall Received on Thu Jun 22 2006 - 21:59:21 CDT

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