[Uml-devel] Refactoring the code base -- what should be done?

Sebastian Stein seb_stein at gmx.de
Thu Sep 23 01:02:17 UTC 2004

Pekka Jääskeläinen <pjaaskel at cs.tut.fi> [040923 09:11]:
> BTW, could the admin of this list change the default reply-to to be
> the list instead of the author's e-mail?

No, both systems have their advantages. The list runs in that way since
several years and people got used to it. So I don't see the point why to
change it. Next week maybe comes another user who wants it the other way

> IMO it would make sense to keep the model as portable as possible and
> have minimal logic in the UI code. The layouting algorithm could be
> portable too. Isn't it about drawing to a canvas and receiving events
> when certain components are selected. It would be great if most of the
> code could be easily ported to other environments than Qt.

Umbrello is a KDE tool and will never be portable. So investing a lot of
work here, will not be a good idea.

Umbrello UML Modeller
Description     : UML diagram drawing tool for KDE with code generation
Homepage        : http://www.umbrello.org/
Bug Reports     : http://bugs.kde.org/
CVS             : kdesdk/umbrello on cvs.kde.org:/home/kde

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