[Uml-devel] usability suggestions

Jonathan Riddell jr at jriddell.org
Mon Sep 20 09:27:07 UTC 2004

On Tue, Sep 14, 2004 at 08:43:02PM -0400, Stefan Seefeld wrote:

> I'v just had a look into umbrello again after some months.
> It looks quite promising !


> Do you plan to expose an API to the user for extensibility ?
> I'v used other uml modelers before (magicdraw notably), and
> some things I'v always been missing are custom actions that
> can be plugged into the application, such as custom data
> exporters (in the simplest case a callback that can run custom
> xslt stylesheets on the document).
> I'm mostly working with docbook, and I usually include uml
> diagrams in svg and png format, so a method that exports a
> diagram to svg and png with a single command would be convenient.

No plans currently, and I probably wouldn't know how to start doing
it.  However it's an interesting idea and people do keep asking for
command line diagram to image generation.  

Any help appreciated in implementing it :)

Jonathan Riddell

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