Collection interfaces

James A. Robertson jarober at mail.com
Tue Mar 20 14:07:35 CET 2001


topmind wrote:
> 
> "James A. Robertson" <jarober at mail.com> wrote in message
> news:3AA2A898.450B659E at mail.com...
> > Topmind wrote:
> > >
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> > >
> > > Not exactly "typical custom business applications", the domain
> > > in which I focus most of my whining.
> > >
> > > The percentage of OO fans in the business domain seems lower
> > > than average. Perhaps this says something about OO and
> > > the business domain.
> > >
> >
> > 90% + of the customers using VisualWorks are writing 'typical' business
> > apps.
> >
> 
> Then why are most "see what OO can do" examples strangely non-business?

They are trying for a 'simplicity' I disagree with.  In any case, the
tutorials on our website use a straightforward example - parsing a log
left by website tools.

http://www.cincom.com/smalltalk

> 
> > [snip]
> 
> -tmind-
> oop.ismad.com

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James A. Robertson
Product Manager (Smalltalk), Cincom
jarober at mail.com
<Talk Small and Carry a Big Class Library>



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