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Originally posted by Daniel CarMichael: What GoF design pattern(s) does Data Access Object exhibit? Proxy? What GoF design pattern(s) does Value Object exhibit? Memento? Any idea?
I think DAO is closer to Adapter (anyway, it's more strutural than creational). Value Object is also structural in nature, so in some cases it could be Composite, in most cases it's just a bean, nothing else. I do not think that Memento's usage strategy will work for VOs.