Re: Mixing OO and DB
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 21:16:56 GMT
"Robert Martin" <unclebob_at_objectmentor.com> wrote in message
> On 2008-02-08 11:17:54 -0600, Jan Hidders <hidders_at_gmail.com> said:
> > They asked Bjarne Stroustrup? Why??
> > "I invented the term Object-Oriented, and I can tell you I did not
> > have C++ in mind."
> > - Alan Kay
> I don't wish to minimize the contribution that Kay made. It has been
> enormous. The undercurrents he started with Smalltalk continue to
> pervade our industry, subsuming it from the bottom up. Revolutions in
> our thought such as Design Patterns, Agile Development, Test Driven
> Development, etc, etc, can all be traced to the Smalltalk community.
> Having said that, Kay did not invent OO. He may have coined the term,
> but the concepts were invented years before by Ole Johan Dahl, and
> Kristian Nygaard in the language Simula-67. (When they moved the
> calling frame from the stack to the heap.)
> Now it happens that both Kay and Stroustrup were influenced by Simula.
As I said some ways back in this topic, OO had its origins in simulation. Thank you for making the heritage more explicit. Received on Mon Feb 11 2008 - 15:16:56 CST