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UML editors

I started to use dia. It has a very clean interface, but I found it was
missing a very important UML connector, the Composition connector is
used quite a bit. However, I do like dia, as it is easy to use and
generally light weight.

On 07/24/2009 01:45 PM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On 07/24/2009 11:37 AM, Gordon Marx wrote:
>  =20
>> I like dia ( for basically anything that
>> someone might use Visio for. I'm not sure if there's a better way to
>> import the diagram into OpenOffice than exporting as a PNG  -- if that=

>> works for you, then there you go. There's also kivio
>> ( which I know much less
>> about.
>>  =20
>>    =20
> Thanks,
> Dia looks pretty decent both as a diagraming tool like Visio as well as=

> a UML tool. Initially, I was not going to look into it, but since it is=

> on my laptop, on futher glance it does support UML and should meet my
> needs. All the systems in the office are GNOME based so kivio is not
> really the best choice. And,, if it does not run under Windows, they ca=
> use putty and exceed. They all have RHEL running as VMs.
> What I am tasked to do is to diagram a rather complex financial modelin=
> instrument that incorporates a stochastic pricing model and Monte Carlo=

> simulation. I have some existing UML diagrams that I should be able to
> redraw and update to the current state of the code. The issue is really=

> that our financial engineers want to be able to understand how this
> software works.
>  =20

Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at>
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