Collection interfaces

topmind topmind at technologist.com
Wed Mar 21 11:15:23 CET 2001


"James A. Robertson" <jarober at mail.com> wrote in message
news:3AB755F8.67E84126 at mail.com...
> 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
>

I only see a front page, not a parsing example.

Besides, what are you comparing it to so say
it is better than a procedural/relational approach?


> >
> > > [snip]
> >
> > -tmind-
> > oop.ismad.com
>
> --
> James A. Robertson
> Product Manager (Smalltalk), Cincom
> jarober at mail.com
> <Talk Small and Carry a Big Class Library>
>





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