Re: Object-relational impedence

From: Robert Martin <>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 00:48:31 -0600
Message-ID: <2008030500483121153-unclebob_at_objectmentorcom>

On 2008-03-03 16:28:46 -0600, "David Cressey" <> said:

> "Roy Hann" <specially_at_processed.almost.meat> wrote in message

>> Until I know their reasons for their views on data structures I couldn't
>> say.  However I notice that I am surrounded by programmers who consume

> most
>> the development budget writing code, and when a change request comes along

> I
>> can accommodate it in the database in minutes and they spend months

> spewing
>> out more code (sometimes after doing an extensive and expensive impact
>> assessment).  Code may not be evil, but it sure has a case to answer.

> I have to agree with this comment, based on my own experience.

OK, then I'll ask you the same question I asked Roy. If you *could have* done it in minutes, why didn't you?

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