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  1. OMG Issue

SYSML17 — Shared parts are still parts

  • Key: SYSML17-145
  • Status: closed  
  • Source: Software Centre of Excellence, Rolls-Royce Div. ( Dave Banham)
  • Summary:

    The standard treats non-composite aggregation (white diamond) as the poor cousin of composite aggregation (black diamond) by lumping it into a group of block properties called “references”. (6th paragraph in section Block.) So whilst parts (composite aggregation) have their own compartment, non-composite aggregates have to share a compartment with all of the reference block properties. This also occurs on the IBD with all the types of references being drawn with a dashed rectangular frame. At the very least I would propose that non-composite parts are called reference-parts (as opposed to “owned” parts for the composite ones) and are given their own compartment.

  • Reported: SysML 1.4 — Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:10 GMT
  • Disposition: Closed; Out Of Scope — SysML 1.7
  • Disposition Summary:

    Proposal: Shared parts are still parts

    New features respectively removing features are out-of-scope for SysML 1.7 and should be covered by SysML v2 if necessary for SysML.

  • Updated: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 13:45 GMT