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Constraint (from Kernel ) on page 57
Issue 8509 -capitalize ‘boolean’
An InteractionConstraint is a Boolean expression that guards an operand in a CombinedFragment . InteractionConstraint is a
specialization of Constraint.
Furthermore the InteractionConstraint contains two expressions designating the minimum and maximum number of times a loop
CombinedFragment should execute.
• minint: ValueSpecification [0..1] The minimum number of iterations of a loop.
• maxint: ValueSpecification [0..1] The maximum number of iterations of a loop.
 The dynamic variables that take part in the constraint must be owned by the ConnectableElement corresponding to the covered
 The constraint may contain references to global data or write-once data.
 Minint/maxint can only be present if the InteractionConstraint is associated with the operand of a loop CombinedFragment .
 If minint is specified, then the expression must evaluate to a non-negative integer.
 If maxint is specified, then the expression must evaluate to a positive integer.
 If maxint is specified, then minint must be specified and the evaluation of maxint must be >= the evaluation of minint.
InteractionConstraint s are always used in
connection with CombinedFragment s, see CombinedFragment (from
Fragments ) on page 487.
An InteractionConstraint is shown in square brackets covering the lifeline where the first event occurrence will occur, positioned
above that event, in the containing Interaction or InteractionOperand .
<interactionconstraint> ::= [‘[‘ (<Boolean-expression’ | ‘else‘) ‘]’]
When the InteractionConstraint is omitted, true is assumed.
Issue 7988 -Add second figure to reference.
Please refer to an example of InteractionConstraint s
in Figure 14.11 on page 492 and Figure 14.28 on page 539.