Re: Object-relational impedence
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 12:52:09 GMT
"mAsterdam" <mAsterdam_at_vrijdag.org> wrote in message
> Gene Wirchenko wrote:
> > David Cressey wrote:
> > [snip]
> >> I disagree. It's clear enough for discussion purposes. A value stored
> >> variable lives in the scope of that variable, until it's copied
> >> to another place.
> > Well, no, it does not. A variable has its value during its
> > LIFETIME. It can be referred to in its SCOPE. These can be the same
> > for a variable, but they can be different.
> The 'life' a variable hase outside it's scope is half-life at best.
> The variable does occupy resources, but in order to be useful in
> any way it has to be in scope.
In addition, the lifetime of the association betwen a variable and a given value is different from the lifetime of the variable itself. Received on Mon Mar 10 2008 - 13:52:09 CET