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Andrea Gazzarini
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Hi! I have a questions...how do I can represents the FFMS and TMS on my component diagram?
The FFMS is a subsystem and I can represent it with a stereotyped package, but what about an external system (like TransMaster)?

Thanks in advance...


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Giri Alwar
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Joined: May 27, 2005
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I would represent them both the same way (as subsystems). This is how Cade-Roberts represent external systems in the example in their book.


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Andrea Gazzarini
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HI!I think the component diagram in the Cade's book is not full UML compliant.
What does it means the interface depends on the subsystems (IContentManagement ---> ContentManagement)? In together I can't draw a dependency between an interface and a <<subsystem> package.
If I must indicate that a subsystem supports an interface, I must draw it as a component and now I can drag a line (supports) between the subsystem and interface (the dependency direction is subsystem --> interface).
My question is : The diagrams on the Cade's book are designed with Together...how is possible?
Mark Cave
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Joined: May 22, 2005
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I would represent them both the same way (as subsystems). This is how Cade-Roberts represent external systems in the example in their book.

But still we need a component to interface with each of the systems. For these two components I am planning to give a paragraph that discuss their possible implementation, and how they are going to interface with FFMS and TMS.
What do you think guys?
 
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