Re: [dev] Conversation with Anselm R. Garbe of

From: Amit Uttamchandani <>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 13:51:44 -0700

On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 09:33:22PM +0200, markus schnalke wrote:
> [2009-09-13 23:34] Amit Uttamchandani <>
> >
> > Just curious as to the arguments against OO programming. All the classes
> > I have taken in uni always trumpet OO.
> The problem of discussions with most people about OO is that they
> simply have this different POV. They have their many-thousand SLOC
> large code blocks in mind.

I agree here. In uni and at work most have this POV. I don't I have met
many who the UNIX POV in mind.

> OO becomes senseless when your programs are small and simple.
> You have the separation in the operation system then. Single
> independent programs take the place of classes. You can combine them
> to larger programs.

Again I agree here but how is this accomplished? Through UNIX pipes? How
do you transfer data between these programs? Do you use something like
inter process communications? Sockets?

> Then you have real reusability!
> But most programmers don't reach this POV, hence they keep coding fat,
> bloated software crap.
> meillo

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