Re: What databases have taught me

From: H. S. Lahman <>
Date: Sat, 01 Jul 2006 17:16:47 GMT
Message-ID: <36ypg.194$F63.175_at_trnddc05>

Responding to Martin...

>> I can't think of a single statement that would be more antithetical to
>> what the OO paradigm is about. Probably the single most important
>> thing the OO paradigm brought to the development table was the
>> elimination of the hierarchical dependencies prevalent in structured
>> functional decomposition. Problem space abstraction, peer-to-peer
>> collaboration, separation of message and method, encapsulation,
>> flexible logical indivisibility, and all the rest of that OO stuff
>> play together for the specific purpose of eliminating the spaghetti
>> code resulting from hierarchical implementation dependencies.

> Something we agree on!  ;-)

I must have missed my medication. B-)

There is nothing wrong with me that could not be cured by a capful of Drano.

H. S. Lahman
Pathfinder Solutions -- Put MDA to Work
blog: Pathfinder is hiring: (888)OOA-PATH Received on Sat Jul 01 2006 - 19:16:47 CEST

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