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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • ...well, I guess you know my and richardc's feelings on this.
    • Indeed so. In the body of that pattern (and in his other learning related patterns) Alexander cites some research in this field. His basic conclusion is that the 'push' of education is very much inferior to the 'pull' of learning for actually imparting useful knowledge.

      If you haven't already picked up a copy of A Pattern Language I really can't recommend it highly enough. Now, if he'd just get The Nature of Order out of press and onto the shelves...