Meyer, OO and concurrency

Alex Arnon <>
Mon Jul 11 18:48:17 CEST 2005


On 7/11/05, todd <> wrote:
> 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.
> 
> 

I think they're speaking of OO modelling.



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