[FoRK] PARC and ubiquity: The Obje Software Architecture

Meltsner, Kenneth Kenneth.Meltsner at ca.com
Tue Mar 2 12:02:23 PST 2004


Since when did PARC invent object-oriented programming?  Isn't Trygve
Reenskaug the usual suspect for his work with Simula in the early
sixties?

And, modestly, he is said to credit Max Weber for his work on the "ideal
bureaucracy" at the turn of the previous century as the true inventor of
OO.[1]

Ken
[1] Trygve Reenskaug; "A Methodology for the Design and Description of
Complex, Object-Oriented  Systems", Senter  for  Industriforskning,
Oslo, 1988.

As quoted at http://www.sra.co.jp/people/k2/papers/paper2.html




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