Re: Application, database and schema?
From: Robert C. Martin (unclebob_at_objectmentor.com)
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 16:33:22 -0600
On 18 Jan 2005 00:02:11 -0800, "topmind" <email@example.com>
>>>> I like to keep the RDB/SQL knowledge very far away from the
>>>> core of my system.
>>> Do you have a motivation for this?
>"Eeeww! I touched the filthy Relational Monster.
>I gotta shOOwer!"
You missed the point. I was not saying that RDBs are dirty. I'm a
strong believer in "separation of concerns", and consider SQL and
business rules to be concerns that need to be separated. When
concerns aren't separated, I consider the structure to be "dirty".
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