Can a low-level programmer learn OOP?

Bruno Desthuilliers bruno.42.desthuilliers at wtf.websiteburo.oops.com
Mon Jul 16 09:55:35 CEST 2007


Wayne Brehaut a écrit :
> On Sat, 14 Jul 2007 06:01:56 +0200, Bruno Desthuilliers
> <bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr> wrote:
> 
>> Chris Carlen a écrit :
>>> Hi:
>>>
>>>  From what I've read of OOP, I don't get it.  I have also found some 
>>> articles profoundly critical of OOP.  I tend to relate to these articles.
>>>
> 
> === 8< ===
> 
>>> Hence, being a hardware designer rather than a computer scientist, I am 
>>> conditioned to think like a machine.  I think this is the main reason 
>>> why OOP has always repelled me.
>> OTOH, OO is about machines - at least as conceveid by Alan Key, who 
>> invented the term and most of the concept. According to him, each object 
>> is a (simulation of) a small machine.
> 
> Oh you young'uns, not versed in The Ancient Lore, but filled with
> self-serving propaganda from Xerox PARC, Alan Kay, and Smalltalk
> adherents everywhere!

Not feeling concerned.

(snip pro-simula/anti-Xerox propaganda).



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