Cristopher Alexander The Greatly Misunderstood

I’m sure many of you know Christopher Alexander. He is an architect and also the guy who proposed patterns which eventually evolved into Design Patterns in Computer Science. He has a nice talk about Patterns during the opening talk of OOPSLA. You can find the speech here.

After this introduction, what is this entry then? It’s actually my two cents about what Alexander is talking about. It’s also my homework for the school :). So if you are interested follow up. I might be wrong about the things I have written, or you may not agree with me, that’s OK. I would love to discuss it with you, without starting a “flame war” of course. Especially if you are a pattern fan, you might not like what I’m saying. So if you are still with me, there you go.
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