REST: everything old is new again?

Andy Armstrong andy@tagish.com
Mon, 27 Aug 2001 22:33:23 +0100


Sateesh Narahari wrote:
> 
> >One fundamental question lurking in all of this is:  how do we best
> >achieve reusability so that we can all build on each other's work?
> 
> contrary to the popular internet myth that OO reuse is not happening, its
> actually happening.
> 
> If we don't get bogged down in thinking reuse only applies to code, then
> reusability is being achieved in OO world thru cataloging of Design
> Patterns.
> 
> Its not code-reuse, but its reuse, and its highly useful.

Agree that it's happening, but it's not particularly related to OO is
it? Or is it your assertion that even this pattern level reuse is only
likely in OO world?

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Andy Armstrong, Tagish