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Re: Picking the Tools -- Marrying processing models to data models

On Wed, 23 May 2001, Uche Ogbuji wrote:

> > OO is just language support for a common pattern, that behaviour is bound
> > to bits of data, and you can substitute things for other things if they
> > both support the interface required for that role.
> That's the problem.  I don't buy this as a definition of OO.  There are
> other models that are not OO that expound the same tenets.  OO is just one
> model that uses the above ideas, but in a somewhat limited way.

I'd probably call them OO in another guise or scenario, like the component
model is a kind of coarse-grain OO :-)

> I think the argument has pretty much come down to the basis, and as
> usual, the disagreement is merely one of definition.

Quite likely!

> Thanks for the ride.

Pleasure. Was it fund for the passengers, everyone?


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