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Re: FAQ: What's Wrong with Multiple Inheritance? (was Re: RDF Concepts Reference)

From: Arnold deVos <adv@langdale.com.au>
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 08:46:52 +1100
Cc: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>, Dennis van der Laan <LaanD@vertis.nl>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
To: uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com, Dan Brickley <Daniel.Brickley@bristol.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <01011908465201.03750@seagull.lakes.com.au>
On Fri, 19 Jan 2001 06:18, uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com wrote:
> OK, here's a question I seem to have to ask very frequently, but to which I
> never seem to get a useful answer.  What on Earth is wrong with multiple
> inheritance?

There is a need to distinguish between code and (data)
 models on this point.  There is nothing at all wrong with MI in data 
modelling IMHO.  In code there are issues, for example, the interpretation of 
repeated inheritance.

- Arnold

Arnold deVos
Langdale Consultants
Received on Thursday, 18 January 2001 16:48:12 UTC

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