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Desing Decisions Document

Daniel Breitner
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Joined: Nov 13, 2008
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Just a short question, because I am now starting to write down the design decisions document.

I have a lot to tell to the examiners, and I just wanted to ask where to draw the line ?

What is too unimportant to be left out ?
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Roel De Nijs

Joined: Jul 19, 2004
Posts: 8406

Hi Daniel,

That's a hard question to answer.

I almost missed my deadline because I also had a lot to explain in my choices.txt and I wanted to do it thoroughly because I'm not a native English speaker and wanted to make sure the accessor really got my points without possible wrong interpretation. I just add everything I could think of and ended up with a decent file of 5-600 lines (of max. 80 characters).
It's your call to decide what is important and what is not. No one can tell you what is important and what is not about your assignment, but it should be obvious that locking and networking are 2 big issues and should be explained very carefully

Here you can find my table of contents of my choices.txt, maybe it can give you a little bit of inspiration.

Kind regards,

SCJA, SCJP (1.4 | 5.0 | 6.0), SCJD
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