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

From: Daniel Parker <>
Date: 14 Mar 2007 08:45:30 -0700
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On Mar 14, 9:15 am, Bob Badour <> 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.

Daniel Parker Received on Wed Mar 14 2007 - 16:45:30 CET

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