Re: specifying design patterns using UML



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Dirk Riehle (dirk@riehle.org)
Thu, 04 Jan 2001 00:05:21 -0500


> > I like a bottom-up property oriented approach as the harness it imposes > on pattern instantiations is less strict than others I have seen. > >What do you mean by 'bottom-up property oriented approach'? And what does >'others' mean? Would you please explain this sentence in detail? This is obviously a pragmatic rather than a formal sentence :-) - bottom-up as in property-oriented - property-oriented as in specifying individual key properties rather than providing an overarching structural specification - harness as in notoriously underspecifying. It is important that a specification mechanism acknowledges the underspecification of what it is expressing Dirk


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