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[argouml-dev] Re: [argouml-users] Multiplicity Questions

Author bobtarling
Full name Bob Tarling
Date 2012-04-04 09:54:33 PDT
Message I'll investigate when I get home from work.

Could we move this conversation to the dev list please and make this the
last one to cc users



On 4 April 2012 15:32, Mark Fortner <phidias51 at gmail dot com> wrote:

> I've fixed the multiplicity issues and altered the GeneratorJava class to
> return Lists instead of Vectors. However, I can't seem to get the
> generateVisibility method to give me the appropriate visibility. Here's
> what's happening:
> - When I debug into the method I find that a call
> to Model.getFacade().isPublic(obj) is always returning true. It is being
> passed an AssociationEndImpl object, and when you get its visibility it
> returns Public. When I try to inspect the AssociationEnd all I get are a
> ton of MOF IDs, and maps and lots of useless crap but no attribute called
> visibility that I can inspect.
> - When I make a call to getName on the Association, it returns null
> for both association ends, despite the fact that one of the association
> ends is named.
> My thought is that the Property panel is setting some other attribute of
> the Association End to private. But I can't really confirm this. Does
> anyone have any suggestions for how to proceed further?
> Mark
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 8:11 AM, Mark Fortner <phidias51 at gmail dot com> wrote:
>> I've created an issue for this:
>> http://argouml.tigri​s.org/issues/show_bu​g.cgi?id=6421
>> If I get a chance this weekend, I'll take a look at the existing code for
>> this.
>> Cheers,
>> Mark
>> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 9:33 AM, Mark Fortner <phidias51@gmail.​com>wrote:
>>> Thanks, Tom!
>>> I knew there had to be some UML-specific thing that I needed to do to
>>> get the employeeList in the right place.
>>> As for generating the appropriate type, (ArrayLists vs Vectors), my
>>> thought was that I'd simply generate:
>>> List<Employee> employeeList;
>>> And let the user create the right-side of declaration if they want after
>>> the code has been generated.
>>> Is there currently a preference that allows the user to specify what
>>> version of Java they want to use? Perhaps using the Java profile? Since
>>> Oracle doesn't support 1.4 anymore, is there a reason that we would need to
>>> support the non-generic list?
>>> Mark
>>> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 8:32 AM, Tom Morris <tfmorris at gmail dot com> wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 11:06 AM, Mark Fortner <phidias51 at gmail dot com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> > Hi Linus,
>>>> > I created the association again, clicked on the link in the
>>>> Properties panel
>>>> > to go to the Department association end, and then clicked Private.
>>>> When I
>>>> > looked at the source tab, it still showed up as public. Oddly
>>>> enough, on
>>>> > the diagram we see "-employeeList" indicating that the association
>>>> end is
>>>> > private.
>>>> I've lost track of the ends now, but my impression from the original
>>>> message was that you were changing the visibility on the wrong
>>>> association end. Remember that it's the *far* end that you need to
>>>> change for things like visibility and navigability.
>>>> > What's also odd is the fact that Employee also ends up with a public
>>>> Vector
>>>> > employeeList declaration.
>>>> Is the association navigable in both directions? (the default) If so,
>>>> you'll get data structures on both ends to allow you to get to the
>>>> other end. Set isNavigable to false on the end opposite where you
>>>> want the data structure to disappear from.
>>>> > I suspect changing Vectors into generified Lists, and fixing the
>>>> > Multiplicity=1 issue are probably trivial changes and I'll look into
>>>> that
>>>> > within the next few days.
>>>> Support for UML Templates and Java generics is only partially
>>>> implemented. You could probably special case the code generation for
>>>> this specific use case without generics support, but you might need to
>>>> take backward compatibility into account (e.g. provide a preference
>>>> setting for what type to generate).
>>>> Note also that ArrayList and Vector have slightly different semantics,
>>>> particularly vis a vis synchronization, so the two types aren't
>>>> completely interchangeable.
>>>> Tom
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[argouml-users] Multiplicity Questions phidias Mark Fortner 2012-03-27 14:04:24 PDT
     Re: [argouml-users] Multiplicity Questions linus Linus Tolke 2012-03-27 21:54:05 PDT
     Re: [argouml-users] Multiplicity Questions bobtarling Bob Tarling 2012-03-27 23:37:18 PDT
         Re: [argouml-users] Multiplicity Questions phidias Mark Fortner 2012-03-28 08:07:00 PDT
             Re: [argouml-users] Multiplicity Questions tfmorris Tom Morris 2012-03-28 08:32:54 PDT
                 Re: [argouml-users] Multiplicity Questions phidias Mark Fortner 2012-03-28 09:33:12 PDT
                     Re: [argouml-users] Multiplicity Questions phidias Mark Fortner 2012-03-29 08:11:23 PDT
                         Re: [argouml-users] Multiplicity Questions phidias Mark Fortner 2012-04-04 07:32:59 PDT
                             [argouml-dev] Re: [argouml-users] Multiplicity Questions bobtarling Bob Tarling 2012-04-04 09:54:33 PDT
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