Re: Mixing OO and DB
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 05:50:20 -0800 (PST)
On Mar 6, 8:34 am, Marshall <marshall.spi..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 6, 12:06 am, Robert Martin <uncle..._at_objectmentor.com> wrote:
> > On 2008-03-05 08:33:36 -0600, "David Cressey" <cresse..._at_verizon.net> said:
> > > All this leads me to claim that data is more fundamental than behavior. Not
> > > more valid. Just more fundamental. You can have systems that have data but
> > > no behavior.
> > If they have no behavior how can they be systems?
> If your car has no microwave how can it be a vehicle?
To realize such distinction requires a basic level of abstraction your speaker is simply incapable of. And even if he had he would not use it by mack of intellectual honnesty.
> A bunch of 3x5 cards in little drawers at the library is both a system
> and a database.
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