Re: Object-relational impedence

From: Robert Martin <>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 00:57:34 -0600
Message-ID: <2008030500573457944-unclebob_at_objectmentorcom>

On 2008-03-03 17:06:05 -0600, JOG <> said:

> A join of the two statements gave me the inference I required: {Name,
> Mortality}. All of a sudden it seemed simple.

Interesting story. Yes, when you have a problem of inference, it's good to use an inference engine.

> So some questions:
> 1) So why not treat all 'inheritance' in this way?

Because all inheritance is not about inference.

> 2) Could one extend to include 'behaviour' as well?

Yes. See the Prolog language.

> 3) And is this a crazy thing to suggest in a cross post to an OO
> group?

I've seen a lot crazier things.

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