Re: The Terrific Trio

From: Cimode <>
Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2008 13:37:01 -0800 (PST)
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On 1 mar, 15:52, "David Cressey" <> wrote:
> The Terrific Trio.

> I've been mulling over the discussion about mixing OO and DB, with an eye
> towards coming up with a system that permits an object world and a
> relational schema to interact and collaborate productively. So far, I've
> got three components that each cover a piece of the territory.
> The first part is what I'm calling the "logical array", or "LARRY" for
> short. LARRY is loosely based on the tables in the programming language
> LUA.. LARRY permits content based addressing of data in virtually any form.
> This includes relational tables, but isn't limited to them.
> The next part is to have a language that manipulates relations, but one that
> can compute anything that's computable. I called this part the "Completely
> Universal Relational Language", or "CURLY" for short. CURLY is a little
> like SQL, but it's been extended to make it complete.
> The third part is to have a modeling language that's useful from modeling
> not only data, but behavior as well. Because the existing models of
> behavior tend to be centered around graph models, I wanted a modeling
> language that permitted relational sub-models, but also permitted graph
> sub-models. I call this modeling language "Model Of Everything", or "MOE"
> for short.
> When you put all three together, (LARRY, CURLY, & MOE), you get an
> environment that should be the nirvana of computing that we have all been
> looking for. I'm starting work on the implementation next week. Stay
> tuned!

MOE is a looser...;) Received on Sat Mar 01 2008 - 22:37:01 CET

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