Re: Final state



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Alan Cameron Wills (alan@trireme.com)
Tue, 20 Mar 2001 12:57:18 +0000


As an aside --- I think it's a mistake to call it a final "state": its meaning is that the containing state or the object is no longer in existence, so it can't have a [sub]state. Alan GERARD Sebastien 166342 wrote: > Could anybody help me in understanding the semantics of a final state in a > state machine. > In fact, I am not sure to well understand the following sentence: > "When the final state is entered, its containing composite state is > completed, which means that it satisfies the completion condition. ..." > does it mean that a "CompletionEvent is generated ?" > My understanding was this one. If one transition enters a final strate, the > containing pseudo state is amlso considered as terminated, and recursively > each parent until the top state implying then the terminasison of the entity > associated with the statemachine. > > Can anybody clarify this point, > > thanks, > > Sébastien Gérard > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- > ------------ > Dr. Sébastien Gérard Tel: +33 169 089 057 > CEA SACLAY Fax: +33 169 082 082 > DRT-LIST/DTSI/SLA/LLSP > 91191 Gif-Sur-Yvette e-mail: > Sebastien.Gerard@cea.fr > France > <http://www-leti.cea.fr> http://wooddes.intranet.gr > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- > ------------- > > > > To remove yourself from this list please mail puml-list-request@cs.york.ac.uk > with a message containing the word "unsubscribe".


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