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Status Submitted
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 7, 2022

RSARTE option to make interface classes opaque when shared within the context of Connexis-enabled application

In the new RSARTE (RTist) paradigm, when DCS is shared, the entire Logical View is exposed to the application programmer. This user only needs to share in DCS - Logical View - <<external interfaces>> DCSModelInterfaces - <<Connexis Interface>> RTDInterface.

This means that the user can inadvertently (or intentionally) modify any of the elements. This is undesirable.

In RoseRT, only public interfaces are exposed. The interface should be shared but the details of the classes should not be exposed, and should not be mutable, within the context of application programming and development. In fact, in the RSARTE (RTist) paradigm, I can see all of the internals of the DCS capsules when editing a model. This is unnecessary and is a clear violation of the Object-Oriented concept of information hiding and the use of interface classes. The interface classes should be opaque when shared within the context of a Connexis-enabled application.

Idea priority Medium