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Re: What databases have taught me

From: Robert Martin <unclebob_at_objectmentor.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 08:17:24 -0700
Message-ID: <2006062808172450878-unclebob@objectmentorcom>


On 2006-06-23 10:00:32 -0700, "Aloha Kakuikanu" <aloha.kakuikanu_at_yahoo.com> said:

> queisser wrote:

>> Things like "devices" or "windows" or "customers" can be reasonable
>> classes in a hierarchy but at the top level things are not as clear.

>
> I challenge the idea that customer is a usefull class. What kind of
> methods does it have other than "getName" "setName" and alike?

That depends upon the application. In some applications there might be business rules deeply associated with the customer. In others, a customer is nothing but a data carrier that has no rules associated with it.

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