[Uml-devel] Components in Collaboration diagrams

Sebastian Stein seb_stein at gmx.de
Mon Sep 20 12:21:03 UTC 2004

Jonathan Riddell <jr at jriddell.org> [040920 21:13]:
> On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 08:12:27PM +0200, Sebastian Stein wrote:
> > During documenting a fancy architecture, I thought it would be very good to
> > be able to use components in collaboration diagrams. Now I have 2 ways to do
> > it:
> > 
> > 1. Add an option to render the object as component.
> > 2. Allow directly inserting components into the diagram.
> > 
> > What do you think is the correct way to do it? I would go with the second
> > possibility, if no one disagrees.
> Sounds like you need a Deployment diagram.

No, deployment would mean which component should run on which hardware. I
want to illustrate the data flow between different components on a very
abstract level (architectural view).

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