do design patterns still apply with Python?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Sun Jan 27 04:20:20 CET 2008

To answer the OP's question: GOF design patterns that solve problems due to 
static typing (and there are some) are not needed with Python.  Others do 
apply and can be useful.  There have been various mentions in c.l.p over 
the years. 

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