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Re: [vox] Open Source modelling tools



Thanks Edward! 

-veena

--- Edward Elliott <ed_elliott@email.com> wrote:
> Veena, I was also looking at Open Source Modelling
> and dev tools.
> Here's some information from my search.
> 
> http://www.databaseanswers.com/modelling_tools.htm
> has a good list
> of data modelling. The products from TheKompany.com
> seem very
> interesting, but I haven't worked with any of these.
> 
> The Eclipse open source extensible IDE donated by
> IBM - 
> http://www.eclipse.org/  I think you'll find a lot
> of 
> supporting products for Eclipse.
> 
> Some of these products run in the Linux space but
> are
> commercial and not open source, others are open
> source but
> are not free. For example, Delphi Studio from
> Borland 
>  http://www.borland.com/delphi/index.html  is a
> multi-platform 
> IDE that supports Linux and has a strong set of
> design tools,
> but its a commercial product that runs on Windows
> for the
> developer.
> 
> There's also the Protege open source model editor
>  http://protege.stanford.edu/ 
> 
> And here's a paper from MIT looking at open source
> development in
> the NetBeans project.
> http://opensource.mit.edu/papers/jensenscacchi.pdf
> it's verbose but has some interesting nuggets. And
> that site has a great
> link page, such as a link http://opensource.ucc.ie/
> for
> Open Source Software Engineering.
> 
> I also think reading the dev section of the OSAF
> Chandler project
> is a great example of an open source projects with
> open specs.
>
http://wiki.osafoundation.org/bin/view/Main/ChandlerDeveloperDocumentation
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: kulkarni veena <veenacsus@yahoo.com>
> Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 14:22:51 -0800 (PST)
> To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> Subject: Re: [vox] Open Source talk at MOCC
> 
> Re: Bill,
> Re: 
> Re: It was really intresting presentation.I did not
> attend
> Re: it live but read the slides.
> Re: 
> Re: I'm curious about one thing in OSS in the field
> of
> Re: Software Architecture design, analysis. Design
> and
> Re: analysis require good requirements and well
> organised
> Re: planning and design.
> Re: 
> Re: Do you think open source will be able to
> contribute in
> Re: this field? 
> Re: 
> Re: I currently did not find any tools for this
> purpose
> Re: except for some tools to help with UML.
> Re: 
> Re: Thanks in advance.
> Re: 
> Re: -veena
> Re: 
> Re: --- Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> wrote:
> Re: > 
> Re: > My talk on Open Source and Linux at the
> Mission Oaks
> Re: > Computer Club seemed
> Re: > to go quite well today.
> Re: > 
> Re: > People were genuinely interested in
> OpenOffice.org,
> Re: > and I gave out
> Re: > EVERY LAST COPY I had on-hand (prob. around
> 20-25
> Re: > discs)!
> Re: > That wasn't even enough!
> Re: > 
> Re: > Surprisingly, I gave all but one copy of
> _Knoppix_ I
> Re: > had, too!
> Re: > They didn't move right away, but once I
> re-explained
> Re: > just what the disc was,
> Re: > the hands started going up to grab a copy. :^)
> Re: > 
> Re: > 
> Re: > Before my presentation, a woman from a local
> school
> Re: > district(?) came to
> Re: > hand out brochures and schedules for adult
> classes,
> Re: > and spoke about the
> Re: > various introductory computing, and
> senior-oriented
> Re: > computing classes they
> Re: > offer.
> Re: > 
> Re: > One thing she mentioned is that their computer
> labs
> Re: > all have Windows 2000
> Re: > and Office XP, and they use a book on MS Word
> for
> Re: > their first couple of
> Re: > 'basics' courses.
> Re: > 
> Re: > A fellow in the audience asked if they offer
> Re: > discount copies of Office XP,
> Re: > which they don't, although apparently you can
> go to
> Re: > CompUSA, say
> Re: > "I'm a student," and get it for the reduced
> price.
> Re: > 
> Re: > 
> Re: > She was under the weather, and couldn't stay
> for my
> Re: > part of the talk,
> Re: > but I gave her a copy of OOo and a card, with
> the
> Re: > hopes that they may
> Re: > consider switching.  At that point, they can
> GIVE
> Re: > AWAY the software!
> Re: > 
> Re: > I'm going to see if I can get in touch with
> her
> Re: > proactively
> Re: > (goin' on the "OOoffensive"? ;^) ) to suggest
> it
> Re: > outright. ;^)
> Re: > 
> Re: > 
> Re: > 
> Re: > The only 'negative' feedback I got from the
> talk was
> Re: > a fellow who first
> Re: > was asking how the world was supposed to work
> if
> Re: > noone got paid for software.
> Re: > Hard question to respond to with limited time!
> :^) 
> Re: > He also had concern
> Re: > that Open Source software has pirated code. 
> Well,
> Re: > there are a lot of reasons
> Re: > why that'd be _hard_, for one... but even so,
> how's
> Re: > that different from
> Re: > non-Open-Source, y'know? :^)
> Re: > 
> Re: > Fortunately, most of the rest of the audience
> wanted
> Re: > to 'move on.' :^)
> Re: > 
> Re: > 
> Re: > Anyway, I had fun!  Slides are online:
> Re: >   http://www.lugod.org/presentations/mocc-oss/
> Re: > 
> Re: > -bill!
> Re: > bill@newbreedsoftware.com                     
>     
> Re: > Got kids?  Get Tux Paint! 
> Re: > http://newbreedsoftware.com/bill/      
> Re: > http://newbreedsoftware.com/tuxpaint/
> Re: > 
> Re: >
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