Health Warning: Archetypes Abroad!

Graham Durant-Law has been mounting an aggressive campaign against archetypes, resulting in a detailed exchange with him on his weblog this past few days, to the point where I think his position is against an overly simplistic use of archetypes, with plenty of health warnings attached. I’ve found the discussion useful (go visit his blog post to see it), as well as some comments from Mark Gould, who warns against the use of archetypes for labelling and as a substitute for engaging directly with people.

So some of the health warnings I get from the discussion are:

4 Comments so far

Dave Snowden

My contribution to this debate is here.

Posted on March 22, 2008 at 02:06 AM | Comment permalink

Graham Durant-Law

And my reply to Dave is at this link.

Patrick I too have found the discussion most useful. 

Best Regards, Graham

Posted on March 22, 2008 at 08:13 AM | Comment permalink

Dave Snowden

Your link does not work Graham - it says “Requested page not found - please notify Graham Durant-Law”

Posted on March 22, 2008 at 04:49 PM | Comment permalink

Graham Durant-Law

Sorry Patrick and Dave.  Try this

Regards Graham

Posted on March 22, 2008 at 05:42 PM | Comment permalink

Page 1 of 1 pages

Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.

Comment Guidelines: Basic XHTML is allowed (<strong>, <em>, <a>) Line breaks and paragraphs are automatically generated. URLs are automatically converted into links.