Meyer, OO and concurrency

todd <>
Mon Jul 11 18:12:47 CEST 2005


Thomas Lindgren wrote:

>I found this on a blog
>
>"Bertrand Meyer had eloquently proven at ICSOC 2003
>that OO cannot deal with concurrency very well, in
>other words the granularity and programming model of
>an object don't let you create (autonomous) "peers"."
>
>http://www.ebpml.org/site_updates.htm
>
>Does anyone know more about this? I haven't been able
>to find what Meyer's actual argument was, but it
>sounds like what Some People have been preaching for a
>while :-)
>  
>
That's absurd. Send a message to an active object that runs in its own 
thread. Done.




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