Re: What databases have taught me

From: Bob Badour <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 15:12:52 GMT
Message-ID: <UPSng.2508$>

erk wrote:

> Bob Badour wrote:

>>Model Driven Architecture, eh? What a load of horseshit.

> Bob, you do have an amazing knack for entertainingly concise
> declarations of contempt for nonsense. MDA is indeed snake oil, to
> invent a "new" market (more $ that way) to hide with as much expense as
> possible the obvious need for logically sound, non-imperative
> languages.
> In a rational world, we'd simply say we needed higher-level languages.
> Instead, we get a shiny MDA troika hitched to a blind, reeking mule
> [hence sterile, as no good can come of it] named UML and the tick on
> its hide, OCL (Object Constraint Language). All crap, amply argued
> elsewhere, but especially constructively here:

What's not clear to me is whether Alloy is an improvement over other conceptual modelling languages and methods. It seems not. Received on Mon Jun 26 2006 - 17:12:52 CEST

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