Wed, 10 Mar 1999 13:19:47 -0800
Hi Pascal & Matt,
I've forwarded your comments to Joe Tallet (& cc'ed him on this message).
We'll see what we can do to improve the Patterns web pages.
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Subject: Re: Patterns Workshop @ SIGAda 99?
Pascal Obry <[log in to unmask]> writes:
> > <http://www.acm.org/archives/patterns.html>
> I found the ACM patterns page not really well organized...What I'm
> looking for is a pattern not a month.
I feel your pain. We need to do better.
There's a separate page for the patterns working group, but when you go
there all you get are a bunch of confusing HTML frames and senseless UML
The HTML guidelines used by the FSF are very helpful; perhaps we should
use them as a model for making improvements.
> Is there a page listing patterns names instead of month names ?
No, but communicate this to Ed Colbert -- he's the WG chair. Brad
Balfour and Joe Tallet set up the page initially; maybe we can get their
> Am I missing something there ?
Just a simple-to-use, easy-to-understand web-page.
> In any case I'd like to thank Matthew for his work on the Ada patterns
You're very welcome. I've only got about 7 more patterns to go before
the whole book is done! I'm working on the command pattern now, and
it'll be done in a day or two.