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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 20, 2009

Addition of a Decision point that has multiple inputs and outputs

In Rational Rose we have models that use a decision point as a combination of a decision node and merge node. We converted our old models over and would like to keep this functionality, whether or not it strictly adheres to the UML 2.1 spec.

Right now our workaround has been to add a blank small merge point before the decision point so that we can have 2 inputs and 2 outputs on one "decision".

Something similar to the model validation constraints in the preferences would be nice, so that those who choose to not follow the exact specification of UML 2.1 can still use the tool without adding a bunch of needless nodes to diagrams.

Being able to customize what rules are used to draw the diagrams would be nice.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 1872
RFE Product Rational Software Architect
  • Admin
    Osman Burucu
    Jul 10, 2023

    As part of the review process, we strive to be transparent about our intentions with each enhancement suggestion. The offering team has carefully reviewed this idea and has decided that it does not fit into our current plans, or the idea has aged or has been implemented, so the idea will be closed. The idea will be kept in IBM's ideas repository and may still be voted on. It might be reassessed or reopened for additional feedback in the future. We value your feedback and thank you for allowing us the privilege of partnering with you in developing our products.

  • Guest
    Sep 24, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Application Platform
    Product - Software Architect

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Software Architect

  • Guest
    Jan 28, 2009

    This enhancement request is under consideration for a future release.

  • Guest
    Jan 23, 2009

    Thank you, this request is under consideration and will be review by our software development team.