Issues in the Design of Object-Oriented Database Programming Languages

@inproceedings{Bloom1987IssuesIT,
  title={Issues in the Design of Object-Oriented Database Programming Languages},
  author={Toby Bloom and Stanley B. Zdonik},
  booktitle={OOPSLA},
  year={1987}
}
We see a trend toward extending object-oriented languages in the direction of databases, and, at the same time, toward extending database systems with object-oriented ideas. On the surface, these two activities seem to be moving in a consistent direction. However, at a deeper level, we see difficulties that may inhibit their ending up at the same point. We feel that many of these difficulties are a result of the underlying assumptions that are inherent in the fields of programming language and… CONTINUE READING