Do Design Patterns still apply in Python?

Friday 03 March 2006, 16:17:00 | python

(from a thread on comp.lang.python discussing Design Patterns in Python)

Roy Smith wrote:

In article <1141394593.588174.321660@z34g2000cwc.googlegroups.com>, "msoulier" wrote:

> For example, the Factory pattern is mostly to work around the fact that it's difficult in Java and C++ to dynamically load classes.

You're over-specifying. Most of most design patterns is to work around the fact that it's difficult in Java and C++ to do many things.

I voted +1 Quote of the week for this :-)