Re: Mixing OO and DB

From: Marshall <>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 06:54:24 -0800 (PST)
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On Feb 29, 5:55 am, Patrick May <> wrote:
> Marshall <> writes:
> > On Feb 28, 1:29 pm, Patrick May <> wrote:
> >> For one thing, it decouples the application code and the database
> >> schema.
> > I invite anyone who thinks it is possible to decouple application
> > code and database schema to show me how to make good use of a
> > general ledger/accounts receivable database schema in building a
> > content management system.
> I invite you to point out where anyone has suggested that such a
> ridiculous idea is the goal of decoupling application code and the
> underlying database schema.

The goal is not the issue. You described in general terms an impossible task that you said it was possible (even desirable!) to do. I merely present a specific impossible instance of the general thing you claim is possible.

Marshall Received on Fri Feb 29 2008 - 15:54:24 CET

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