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1.0 Short Description of the email list concerns AntiPattern refactoring and the book AntiPatterns

Full Book Citation: W. J. Brown, R. C. Malveau, H.W. McCormick, T. J. Mowbray,

"AntiPatterns: Refactoring Software, Architectures, and Projects in Crisis,"

John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1998. (ISBN 0-471-19713-0)

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3.0 Extended Description of email list is a software development forum for the theory and practice of AntiPattern recognition and AntiPattern refactoring. AntiPatterns is a branch of design patterns research that documents negative solutions and their resolution through refactoring. Well known AntiPatterns include: Spaghetti Code, Analysis Paralysis, and Stovepipe Systems. These and other AntiPatterns are documented in the book: W.J. Brown, H.W. McCormick, R.C. Malveau, and T.J. Mowbray, "AntiPatterns: Refactoring Software, Architectures, and Projects in Crisis, John Wiley & Sons, 1998. AntiPatterns research spans software design, software architecture, and software project issues, including both formal and informal refactoring techniques. The purpose of is to promote the general understanding of AntiPatterns and related extensions of design patterns research.

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