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Re: The wisdom of the object mentors

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 18:08:44 GMT
Message-ID: <Mueog.2986$pu3.72483@ursa-nb00s0.nbnet.nb.ca>


frebe73_at_gmail.com wrote:

>> It comes
>>down to writing code which consumes entities on the level of how they
>>exist in NIAM/ORM (Halpin/Nijssen http://www.orm.net), not on the level
>>of an E/R model.

>
> Why do you need the NIAM/ORM model? If you use a RDBMS you already have
> the E/R model. Adding an extra model needs some strong motivation,
> otherwise it will just cause a code bloat.

NIAM/ORM is actually an alternative to E/R rather than an addition. Some, including myself, consider it a great improvement over E/R. If one has a relational design, one likewise has the NIAM/ORM design it represents. Received on Tue Jun 27 2006 - 13:08:44 CDT

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