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 ==== Description ==== ==== Description ====
  
 +  * A pattern is a solution to a problem, i.e. it has a structure and a purpose. It's not merely an effect or a name for something.
 +  * Patterns are often-used. This means they cannot directly be "​invented"​ but they are discovered, the "how up". They are recurring //pattern// in solutions to a common problem.
 +  * Patterns are "​proven",​ i.e. generally considered good solutions.
  
 ==== Examples ==== ==== Examples ====
  
-  * See the [[patterns:​|list of documented patterns]] in this wiki.+See the [[patterns:​|list of documented patterns]] in this wiki. But note that these are strictly speaking [[pattern descriptions]] not the patterns themselves.
  
 ==== Alternative Definitions ==== ==== Alternative Definitions ====
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 /*i.e. the same term referring to something different; put short mentions here or better add more detailed descriptions as additional sections */ /*i.e. the same term referring to something different; put short mentions here or better add more detailed descriptions as additional sections */
  
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 +===== Discussion =====
  
 +Discuss this wiki article and the term on the corresponding [[talk:​glossary:​Pattern|talk page]].
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