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From Rahul Akolkar <>
Subject Re: [SCXML] Using SCXML for a simulation
Date Mon, 26 Jan 2009 14:57:26 GMT
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 8:31 AM, Anna Södling <> wrote:
> Thank you for your answers. I will definitely want to use Commons SCXML
> then. Unfortunately, I can't (or rather, I am not allowed to) use the
> IBM solution for the transforming part. My translation needs to be built
> in to my existing editor and, if have understood it correctly, that is
> not possible if I should use this. So my next thought was to build an
> XSL-file and translate the XMI-file that my editor generates when
> drawing a statechart using some kind of Java-code. But maybe someone has
> already done this too? Do you (or anyone else for that matter) know
> about such a translator? If there at least exist some XSL-file that does
> this transformation I'm interested in that too.

I'm not aware of any stylesheet based solution in this area.


> Sincerely,
> Anna
>> Hi,
>> I'm doing a thesis work where part of the work is that I'm supposed to
>> be able to draw an UML statechart representing an application (like,
> for
>> example, a CD-player) and then step/run through it, using some kind of
>> "engine". I have already built the statechart editor (done in GMF for
>> Eclipse, which was a demand from the employer), but now I need some
> way
>> to 1) translate the UML-information to SCXML and 2) be able to
> run/step
>> through the simulation. Is Commons SCXML a good solution for this? As
>> far as I have understood, the engine-part is possible to do with
> Commons
>> (although I haven't quite figured out how to do this yet), but how
> about
>> the translation-part? And is it possible to use Commons together with
> a
>> GMF-built editor? Does anyone have any experience doing this?
>> I'm sorry if my questions seem a bit fuzzy. I can try to clarify them
> if
>> needed, but for a start I just want to know if I'm at least on the
> right
>> track here.
> <snip/>
> The questions aren't fuzzy at all actually. It is possible to do (1),
> here is an example [A] where an appropriate Ecore model is transformed
> into SCXML. You can look at using that or build a similar transform
> for yourself from your model. And yes, Commons SCXML provides (2).
> -Rahul
> [A]

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