How Patterns become a Pattern Language


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A pattern is not an invention; it is an uncovered solution, that has been observed to work for some time, in a variety of situations. Patterns are the result of empirical observations, and they can constitute a phenomenological foundation for a scientific theory ([SALINGAROS-2000]).


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://chronologist.com/blog/2016-02-14/how-patterns-become-a-pattern-language/