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RE: APIs, messaging
- From: Eric Bohlman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Jeff Lowery <email@example.com>,"'Simon St.Laurent'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
- Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 14:24:22 -0500
5/23/01 1:28:11 PM, Jeff Lowery <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>The object-centric butcher sends me a live hog, with markings indicating
>where the bacon is, tools for butchering the hog, and maybe even detailed
>instructions on how to butcher it. If I were to ask for bacon again, I'd get
>a different set of tools and instructions written by a different butcher who
>appears to use different methods than the last butcher, or maybe they're the
>same methods named differently.
Sounds awfully procedural ("structured programming") to me. I'd expect an OO butcher to send me a
live pig that knows how to butcher itself, along with a list of the appropriate messages needed to
initiate the process.