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From Daan Hoogland <>
Subject Re: PlantUML
Date Fri, 07 Feb 2014 10:59:38 GMT
I discussed with Antonio internally; we are in diagreement.

I would like to see some kind of context diagram inside java class javadocs.
Antonio would go for a seperate file (on package level, Antonio?)

any others have brain waves on this?

On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 2:03 PM, Antonio ForniƩ Casarrubios
<> wrote:
> Hi all,
> In order to make it easier for developers to understand better cloudstack
> and its code, I think sometimes an UML diagram could help a lot. IMO much
> more than comments and headers most times. My favorite tool for UML is
> PlantUML mainly because it's plain text that can be viewed with a Plant
> plugin (or any other PlantUML flavour). So if a diagram gets obsolete it's
> easy and fast to update the PlantUML file, commit it and everybody will see
> the diagram updated. that way we don't commit images or strange formats,
> just text. And if considered necessary any of these diagrams can also be
> exported (for example with the same PlantUML eclipse plugin).
> If you guys agree, I would then proceed and commit my first PlantUML files.
> By the way, in such case I would also like confirmation o where to place
> them for each module.
> Thanks and cheers
> Antonio Fornie
> Schuberg Philis - MCE


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