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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.
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