Re: Object-oriented thinking in SQL context?

From: rpost <rpost_at_pcwin518.campus.tue.nl>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 21:10:44 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <h1eagk$2imf$3_at_mud.stack.nl>


Walter Mitty wrote:

[...]

>> My point is that an ER model can also be "reverse engineered"
>> (questionable name, btw) from an existing relational schema,
>> the same way a UML class diagram can be generated from OO source code.
>> Many tools can do this.
>
>Agreed, except for questioning the name "reverse engineering". What's in a
>name?

In this case, suggestion that when generating diagrams from source code, we "un-engineer" the engineered result. True, a lot of detail is omitted, but design and implementation choices remain in the result.

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Reinier
Received on Thu Jun 18 2009 - 23:10:44 CEST

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