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BPMN11 — Events in subprocesses

  • Key: BPMN11-53
  • Legacy Issue Number: 9936
  • Status: closed  
  • Source: NIST ( Mr. Conrad Bock)
  • Summary:

    The spec is unclear on when the events are enabled, ie, "listening" for
    the event.

    For example, suppose an independent process has a start event (either
    message, timer, or rule), and this process is used by another (as a
    subprocess, for example), as shown below.


    A ---> P2 ----> B


    Event ---> Other activities
    or Rule)

    What will happen if A is executing in P1, and the start event for P2
    occurs before A is finished?

    If P2 is intended to be called only by other processes (it isn't "top
    level"). Is there a way to prevent if from being triggered
    independently of its callers?

  • Reported: BPMN 1.0b1 — Thu, 8 Jun 2006 04:00 GMT
  • Disposition: Resolved — BPMN 1.1
  • Disposition Summary:

    see above

  • Updated: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 20:57 GMT