1.3.6. Decorator vs Proxy
From the book:
Decorator is most similar in structure to proxy.
Component is like
Decorator is like
ConcreteComponent is like
RealSubject. One difference is in the classes that the client typically sees. In the proxy, the client uses the interface of the
Subject, whereas in decorator, the client may use the concrete decorator instances. Another difference is that a decorator normally has a component as constructor parameter.