Small-Scale XMI Programming: A Revolution in UML Tool Use?

  title={Small-Scale XMI Programming: A Revolution in UML Tool Use?},
  author={Perdita Stevens},
  journal={Automated Software Engineering},
The main motivation for the development of the OMG's XML Metadata Interchange Format (XMI) was the need to have a standard way for UML tools to interchange UML models. However, the fact that UML models, saved as XML documents, are now accessible to standard XML tools, opens up new possibilities to which less attention has so far been paid. This paper discusses how XMI can be exploited for performing model analysis and housekeeping tasks and for the integration of third party or in-house tools… CONTINUE READING
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