Re: Another view on analysis and ER
Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2007 09:21:51 +0100
> Jon Heggland wrote:
>> Well, that depends on what analysis is. It seems this guy thinks it's >> the same as data modeling, which in turn is the same as developing a >> graphical representation of the client's needs and processes. Is it?
> There we go again ... if a language is graphical it doesn't have to be
> imprecise or informal. Textual languages tend to be more expressive
> (in the sense of needing fewer square inches to express things) but
> they are not automatically better in any other respect.
Straw man. I don't believe I've said anything in general about the qualities of graphical languages versus textual. I merely observed that this guy's assumption that analysis = data modeling = drawing something is dubious.
-- JonReceived on Fri Dec 07 2007 - 09:21:51 CET