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From "Rahul Akolkar" <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [dialog] Using SCXML to describe Shale dialogs
Date Thu, 24 Aug 2006 23:10:41 GMT
On 8/24/06, Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:
<snip/>
>
> Yes, the UML notation on a transition is:
>
> event[guard_condition]
>
> Simply put, the states that have faces.outcome listed as the event are
> view states (wait for the postback "event") and the others are action
> states.
>
<snap/>

Sorry, the above should read:

...  the states that have faces.outcome listed as the event *on
outbound transitions* are view states ...

-Rahul


> You can skip the event, the guard condition or both on a transition.
> Eventless transitions get evaluated as soon as executable content
> "onentry" for that state is done. The symbol and text label under the
> "checkCookie" state label implies execute that method binding
> expression on entering the state (which gives us the logical outcome
> to choose the outbound transition).
>
> -Rahul
>
>

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