Think about your favorite Web browser. How many interfaces does it have, and what actors are served by those interfaces?
Sketch a picture of the Web browser, its interfaces, and its actors.
Who are the stakeholders for whom the specifications for those interfaces should be written?
For one of the interfaces you described in question 1, list a set of exceptions that the browser detects or, from your experience, fails to detect but should.
What's the difference between an interface and a connector?
Software Architectures and Documentation
Part I. Software Architecture Viewtypes and Styles
The Module Viewtype
Styles of the Module Viewtype
The Component-and-Connector Viewtype
Styles of the Component-and-Connector Viewtype
The Allocation Viewtype and Styles
Part II. Software Architecture Documentation in Practice
Documenting Software Interfaces
Choosing the Views
Building the Documentation Package
Other Views and Beyond
Rationale, Background, and Design Constraints