Re: Mixing OO and DB
Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2008 13:03:20 -0600
On 2008-02-28 16:02:36 -0600, Tegiri Nenashi <TegiriNenashi_at_gmail.com> said:
> On Feb 28, 1:29 pm, Patrick May <p..._at_spe.com> wrote:
>> frebe <freb..._at_gmail.com> writes:
>>>> We still have it, and we still use it. But we also hide it from >>>> the bulk of the application.
>>> What is the benefit with hiding SQL from the bulk of the >>> application?
>> For one thing, it decouples the application code and the database
>> schema. For another, as noted by Mr. Martin, it allows the creation
>> of a domain specific language that better reflects the concepts in the
>> problem and solution domains.
> > Sure Mr. Martin is working on a "domain specific language" that would > put SQL to shame?
Of course not. Such a language would not be Domain Specific. It would be general purpose.
However, in the context of a particular application it is not at all difficult to create a DSL that puts SQL to shame.
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