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  Using the Decorator Pattern
Subject:   Rehashes old ideas
Date:   2003-02-07 08:20:06
From:   anonymous2
It would be refreshing to see new applications of the decorator pattern. The application of the idea to UI components has been mentioned numberous times in trade literature as an example of the decorator pattern. How about abstracting out the essence of what it means to decorate an object? It's easier to explain how to do it than why you would want to do it.