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Customization Policies Need more than Rule Objects

  • Juan Cappi
  • Gustavo Rossi
  • Andres Fortier
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2425)

Abstract

In this paper we analyze the process of mapping business policies into object-oriented software structures. We stress that separation of concerns is a key strategy for obtaining high quality and evolvable implementations. In particular, we show that a naive mapping of business policies into object rules may result in a bad design compromising the overall software stability. We first present our work in the context of customizable of e-commerce applications, and briefly explain why customization functionality should be dealt by separating concerns. We next present our approach for combining object rules with other object-oriented design structures; we show that these modular software constructs allow seamless evolution and maintenance.

Keywords

User Profile Polymorphic Behavior Rule Object Regular Price Customizable Software 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Cappi
    • 1
  • Gustavo Rossi
    • 1
  • Andres Fortier
    • 1
  1. 1.LIFIA-Facultad de Informatica-UNLPBuenos AiresArgentina

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