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Re: An object-oriented network DBMS from relational DBMS point of view

From: Daniel Parker <danielaparker_at_gmail.com>
Date: 14 Mar 2007 08:45:30 -0700
Message-ID: <1173887130.484521.142470@p15g2000hsd.googlegroups.com>


On Mar 14, 9:15 am, Bob Badour <bbad..._at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote:
>
> The word "object" is essentially meaningless. It has no clear definition
> and gets used to mean a variety of things. Those who use it frequently
> do so to impede communication.- Hide quoted text -
>

Well, the statement "instance of an ADT" is not meaningless (it can be expressed axiomatically), and is perhaps the clearest definition of "object". Admittitly, there remains a vestige of what might be described as "mystery OO", but that appears to be vanishing with the passage of time.

Regards,
Daniel Parker Received on Wed Mar 14 2007 - 10:45:30 CDT

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