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RE: Java Live | January 9, 2001

Hi Øyvind,

I spoke with Bran Selic last year at the ISORC-2000 conference in LA. He is
very interested. At that time I couldn't show him any results except for
CTJ/JCSP. I will contact him and show him the CSP/UML stuff.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: oyvind.teig@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oyvind.teig@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday 30 January 2001 13:34 PM
> To: java-threads@xxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: Java Live | January 9, 2001
> Hi
>    When it comes to UML and data-flow I have always remembered
>    this paper: (UML Summary, v1.1) (I think I have used it in one of my
>    papers)
>      http://searchpdf.adobe.com/proxies/0/14/85/41.html
>      http://world.isg.de/ftp-pub/OEW/cpp/uml/UML11_Summary.pdf
>    "A frequently asked question has been, "Why doesn't UML support
>    data-flow diagrams?" Simply put, data-flow and other diagram types that
>    were not included in the UML do not fit as cleanly into a consistent
>    object-oriented paradigm. Activity diagrams accomplish much of what
>    people want from DFDs, and then some; activity diagrams are also useful
>    for modeling workflow. The authors of the UML are clearly promoting the
>    UML diagrams above over all others for object-oriented projects, but
>    don't necessarily condemn all other diagrams. We believe we defined a
>    set of successful and practical techniques, fitting within a consistent
>    paradigm."
>    --
>    Bran Selic, who used to work for (own, I believe) ObjecTime, but was
>    bought by Rational, is working on real-time UML. I think he IS
> real-time
>    UML. He is a very knowledgable person, and quite likes and understands
>    CSP, I believe. He is the guy to contact to show the CSP/UML stuff to,
>    Gerald. He's often in Europe, I've actually met him at a
> conference here
>    in Norway.
>    --
>    Also see "UML Point/Counterpoint: Modeling Complex Behavior Simply"
>    where Mellor and Selic discuss things:
>    http://www.embedded.com/2000/0003/0003feat1.htm
> Øyvind
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