[Uml-devel] Components in Collaboration diagrams
jr at jriddell.org
Tue Sep 21 13:41:01 UTC 2004
On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 09:18:41PM +0200, Sebastian Stein wrote:
> 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).
Well seems fair enough then, but what does the standard say?
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