On Tuesday, 26 January 2016 at 10:52:17 UTC, Russel Winder wrote:
Design patterns are not language agnostic. GoF patterns are 23 year old and many totally irrelevant with certain programming languages. However that is a different debate for a different place.
I found GoF underwhelming when I first read it as I had discovered many/most of those patterns on my own, but then someone said that the usefulness was in giving the pattern names. And that made sense.