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From Ralph Apel <r.a...@r-apel.de>
Subject Re: uml (was: documentation)
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2003 07:41:36 GMT
yes of course, sorry

On Fri, 2003-08-15 at 08:19, Daniel S. Haischt wrote:
> just a kinda unrelated, but important note ...
> 
> can you tar/gz your attachments next time if they
> are reaching a size of several Megs?
> 
> (a tar.gz archive of your images would have been
> about 800 KByte big in size)
> 
> regards
> 
> daniel s. haischt
> --
> 
> Am 15.08.2003 2:28 Uhr schrieb "Ralph Apel" unter <r.apel@r-apel.de>:
> 
> > Hi there,
> > 
> > it might be worth distunguishing between
> > 
> > 1) generating diagrams from source for purposes of documentation (wiki
> > etc)
> > 
> > 2) importing UML into a tool or Ide-plugin for analysis and modification
> > 
> > IMHO purpose (1) should be scripted (with human revision, of course). I
> > think http://www.spinellis.gr/sw/umlgraph/ in conjunction with
> > http://www.research.att.com/sw/tools/graphviz/ (javadoc, UmlGraph
> > Doclet, .dot intermediate format, final output to dozens of graphics
> > formats) may be used...(Please see attachment quick shots)
> > Purpose (2) should be left to the personal preferences of each
> > contributor (at least for now), the resulting sources (patches) being
> > the definitive means of transfer.
> > 
> > UML-coded proposals or contributions to discussion may be generated from
> > UML-tools/plugins in bitmapped or vector (SVG?) form.
> > 
> > Indeed, what may be necessary, is a standard for navigation in bitmapped
> > or svged diagrams.
> > 
> > May be someone from the Javascript scene can design a generalized
> > framework for zooming and panning in bitmapped or svged diagrams?
> > 
> > On Wed, 2003-08-13 at 18:33, Marc Ernst Eddy van Woerkom wrote:
> >>>  Speaking as someone who can't afford a copy of Rational Rose
> >> 
> >> or Together.. I wonder what shows up in Borldand's latest free offerings.
> >> 
> >> 
> >>> ArgoUML springs to mind as the obvious suggestion, but I'd love to hear
> >>> about any others. :)
> >> 
> >> What about its commercial brother Poseidon?
> >> Is their free version crippled or not usable for other reasons?
> >> 
> >> Regards,
> >> Marc
> >> 
> >> 
> > 
> > 
> 



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