[Uml-devel] UML Modeller and KDE 3

Jonas Larsson jonas.larsson at netinsight.net
Fri Apr 26 03:19:01 UTC 2002

On Fri, 2002-04-26 at 11:32, P. Fleury wrote:
> Jonas Larsson wrote:
> > Hi all. I have been evaluating a number of UML tools for linux and UML
> > modeller was one of them. One thing not mentioned on the list above is
> > printing support. Well, you can print your diagrams but as a bitmap, 
> > which looks very boxy on my laser printer. Bitmaps are not ideal for
> > inclusion into documents either. For the latter operation it would be
> > nice to be able to export your diagrams to cgm or svg formats.
> Maybe with KDE3 there is better printing support, and maybe easier to use ?

Is it really that hard to make vector based printouts with KDE 2? If you
or someone could give me a breif overview of the classes and how they 
intract I'll might be able to submit a patch with better printing

I just updated from cvs and now I'm not able to build the program. I'm
using KDE 2.2.2-2. Will UML modeller be targeted only to KDE 3.0? 
> >When browsing to the code I wondered why there isn't an UML model
> >of the program itself included in the CVS. Is there? It would aid
> >developers like me learn the code and possible submit patches.
> >  
> >
> Hehe, in french we have a saying that goes along the lines: "The 
> shoemaker always wears the worst shoes".
> Therefore, a UML tool has no UML diagram to describe itself.
> Or maybe, because Kdevelop has the ability to find out the class 
> diagram, it is not needed :-)

;-) I didn't know KDevelop had that feature. I'll explore it.

/ Jonas

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