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Subject: Re: [soa-rm] Architectural Scope of Reference Model


Thank you for this analogy (ink over the representation).  I think this 
is a valuable analogy for understanding abstract elements and their 
relationships to concrete implementations.


Francis McCabe wrote:

> Think of human contracts: if you sign a contract, and then 
> accidentally pour some ink over the paper that you signed; you still 
> have a contract. All that the ink did was destroy the representation 
> of the contract.
> This is what I meant earlier about UML -- it strongly encourages 
> people to think in terms of specialization. But that is not the only 
> relationship of interest.
> Frank

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