Re: What databases have taught me
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 22:50:21 -0700
On 2006-06-23 04:48:27 -0700, Kenneth Downs <knode.wants.this_at_see.sigblock> said:
> frebe73_at_gmail.com wrote: >
>> I share the same experience too. Its a very unpleasant exerience to
>> finally realize that what you believed in for many years is just an
>> illusion. But I still think that there are some limited areas, such as
>> building collection classes (maps, lists, etc), embedded software or
>> GUI components, in which OO have some benefits.
> > I've come to the same conclusion: OO is a really nifty GUI tool. In all > other places (within context of biz software) it is disqualified for use by > the KISS principle.
I find this conclusion fascinating. I cannot imagine a system in which I would not want the ability to use dynamic polymorphism to decouple modules from each other. OO has little to do with GUIs, and everything to do with dependency management.
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