* Are you familiar with the "pattern" concept, as used by the
"Design Patterns" and "Design of Sites" books, Christopher Alexander,
and the sites mentioned this week? If so, do you find it a useful
idea, either for design instruction or for the practice of design?
What do you like about it?
* Have you used, or tried to use, "Design of Sites" or the collections
listed above in your design practice? How? Were they useful to you,
or not particularly so? Do you have suggestions for how they might
be more useful?
* Have you used them for design instruction, or for mentoring or
advising less-experienced designers? How did that work for you?
I will summarize, if people send me replies offline. Feel free to
discuss it here if there is sufficient interest.