Posted by editor
on October 16, 2007 at 7:44 AM PDT
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Real world verus pretty architecture, guess who wins?
Reading Eoin Woods' Avoiding the Icebergs: Top 10 Software Architecture Mistakes was like a flashback movie for me, of decisions and oversights I'd love to have back. Whether you read the whole two part article (1 , 2 ) or just the InfoQ summary, I'll bet you'll feel the same way.
For example, I read point 4, "Box and Line Descriptions":
The question is, how do you go about describing something as complex as a modern software intensive system? The approach that we've all tried at some point is the single, all inclusive,