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From "Clinton Begin" <clinton.be...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to make dao's / vo's more polymorphic
Date Tue, 14 Mar 2006 19:22:48 GMT
Vic, this recommendation is completely wrong and borderline dangerous.

Maps are not dynamic.  Maps are strongly typed, strict data structures that
are impossible to associate behavior with.  There's nothing OO about them --

To be frank, I'd prefer if you stop spamming Maps as the solution to every


On 3/14/06, netsql <netsql@roomity.com> wrote:
> I used to think that, and wrote a still up to date book covering OO,
> iBatis and beans, etc., free here :
> http://wiki.apache.org/struts/StrutsBookhttp://wiki.apache.org/struts/StrutsBook
> But since I have seen and used dynamic langs, and trying to bring some
> of the benefits to the still strongly typed Java.
> So my 2c is that Maps/Lists is a good resumable VO (because it's dynamic
>   and nothing to code, so I can write 0 code quickly)
> .V
> Ben Munat wrote:
>   I would *never* want to use maps for
> > my domain model... Ack! Talk about anti-OOP....
> >
> >

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