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Re: "Webulating" RPG



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Chris

At 06:37 AM 2/20/98 PDT, you wrote:
>** Reply to note from boothm@ibm.net Thu, 19 Feb 98 20:29:29 -0500
>
>> What about a "one paragraph detailed summary report" on what the most 
>> visible difference is in a old fashion vs. an OO fashion would be?
>
>You tell two programmers to "program" making a cup of tea. 
>
>The first programmer, procedural, writes the steps from beginning to end,
>starting with filling the teapot with water, placing it on the stove,
>turning on the heat, ...  ... and ending with pouring the tea into the cup
>(which had been placed on the saucer in an earlier step).
>
>The second programer is OO, he goes to the cup and says, "Give me tea."
>
>---
>Well, it makes sense to me!

How about 'The second programmer is OO, he goes to the waitron and says,
"Give me a cuppa, please."

Maybe?

Cheers

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480


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