There are many people who helped make this book and the patterns, not the least of who is Karen Hanmer who supported the effort and assisted greatly with the photographs. Henry Maron drew many of the solution illustrations. The ChiliPLoP 2007 Hot Topic group to review this book consisted of Paul Adamczyk, Richard P. Gabriel, and Ricardo Lopez. Their insightful and thought provoking comments were instrumental to the final shape of this book.
The University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign Software Architecture Group under the leadership of Professor Ralph Johnson reviewed the manuscript and offered very useful comments and suggestions.
Veena Mendiratta, John Letourneau, Doug Kimber, Eric Bauer, Phil Scarff, Shawa Tam, Amir Raveh, Amr Elssamadisy, and Lee Ayres all contributed useful comments to help this book take shape.
Lucent and Alcatel-Lucent managers have supported this project from the beginning, including John McManus, Doug Wittig, Jan Fertig, Michael Massetti, Shawa Tam, Jon Heard, Joe Carson and Thierry Paul-Dauphin. A special thank you goes to Alicja Kawecki, who has always been very helpful with publication clearance.
Thank you to the people at John Wiley & Sons, Rosie Kemp, Sally Tickner, Drew Kennerley and Hannah Clement, for patiently answering all the questions that go along with a first book.
Leaky Bucket Counters (27) was originally by Robert Gamoke, original version edited by James O. Coplien published in [ACG+96]. Very ...