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Hand Drawn


Joined: Apr 15, 2004
Posts: 20
I am extremely tempted to NEATLY hand draw or use CAD to create all the UML diagrams. Then I will scan them. Is this highly discouraged?
Sridhar Raman
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Joined: Nov 30, 2001
Posts: 142
Hi Ba,
With a lot of free Modeling tools and trial versions floating around on the web, I don't see any reason for hand-drawing the diagrams.
Besides, some of the diagrams are quite large and may involve frequent modifications/changes. It would be easier to work with a proper modeling tool. Also, you may risk compliancy to UML standards which is automatically enforced in most modeling tools.
I sure would be curious to know what *rational* considerations could there possibly be for someone to go this route.
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