[gme-users] Doubts with MetaGME
kitty at dre.vanderbilt.edu
Thu Dec 15 19:17:09 CST 2005
Is there any reason that connections are (and should be) atoms in MetaGME?
Quite often, I find that the elements that I use to describe a connection
needs to be associated with properties, and in some cases needs to contain
(i.e., composition) other elements. And in almost every use of
connections, I have to work around it by adding another element (either an
atom or a model), and making connections to and from that element. This
increases the number of elements as well as the number of connections.
I would like to know if there is an elegant alternative to designing
connections without the extra baggage. I am also interested in any
solutions that people have used in the past, i.e., something like "Design
Patterns" for metamodeling.
Krishnakumar B <kitty at dre dot vanderbilt dot edu>
Institute for Software Integrated Systems, Dept. of EECS, Vanderbilt University
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