Steffen Macke wrote:
> > Only problems I can see with dia are:
> > * it uses its' own "proprietary" XML format (actually gzipped XML).
> > * I can't find any support for common interchange formats.
> > * can only draw class diagrams at present (not that we probably need any
> > others for the moment)
> yes, and the "propietary" format is great - since it's XML, it should be
> relatively easy to convert it to XMI (or whatever needed) with XSLT
> you can switch of gzipping in the preferences.
I didn't switch it off to avoid big files, but may I should live it in plain
text as it will be easier for CVS diff. May be you can find us an XSLT to
convert to XMI or we can suggest it to Dia developpers...
> Also, using it keeps things together under the GNOME hat :-)
> With Bonobo coming up, it might be even possible to embed dia into
I have downloaded a lot of doc about ORBit and bonobo, I'm now in
> I've written some export/import filters for dia, it is a nice tool and
> quite extensible. Getting ArcView to generate shapefiles from UML
> class diagrams in dia XML format was quite easy - I'll try to do something
> similar for FMaps...
I don't understand what you did, but it seems great... Can you explain ?