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Wed Oct 6 01:08:05 CEST 2004
Irmen de Jong <irmen at -nospam-remove-this-xs4all.nl> wrote:
> Alex Martelli wrote:
> > Meanwhile Robert Martin has already written a
> > book far closer than any other to what I had in mind -- but he uses C++
> > and Java as explanatory languages, and _that_ will give MY book enough
> > of an edge to almost catch up with Uncle Bob's awesome experience and
> > writing skills...!-)
> A bit of searching found this book:
> "Agile Software Development, Principles, Patterns, and Practices" ?
Yep, that one. His masterpiece so far, IMHO. Pity about all the C++
and Java therein;-).
> State is about changing an object's class at runtime, to make it do
> something different when the object is "in a different state".
> Strategy is about being able to switch or add internal algorithms
> without having to change the code that uses it.
> So say the GOF. Amen. :-D
> Don't know why I'm writing all this. I have some reading to do...
Writing may help fix one's ideas and thus help one's reading;-).
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