[Modeling] Modeling an Agent Class- register your opinion

James Odell email@jamesodell.com
Mon, 23 Jun 2003 14:33:07 -0400

On 6/23/03 1:42 PM, "Wagner, G.R." indited:

>>> At analysis or desing stage?
>> Good point.  UML has two stereotypes to make this distinction: «type»
>> and «implementationClass» to differ.
> But these 2 stereotyypes seem to make a distinction between the
> (platform-independent) design model, also called "PIM" in OMG's MDA,
> and the (platform-specific) implementation model, and not between the
> domain/analysis model and the design model, right?

Yes, they perform the same function.

«type»  and «implementationClass» have existed for seven years,
PIM vs PSM for less than two.

So, as you quite rightly point out, they are synonyms.