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9.3.5 ConnectableElement




    TypedElement (from Kernel ) on page 138


   A ConnectableElement is an abstract metaclass representing a set of instances that play roles of a classifier. Connectable elements may be joined by attached connectors and specify configurations of linked instances to be created within an instance of the containing classifier.


   No additional attributes


   • end: ConnectorEnd Denotes a connector that attaches to this connectable element.


   No additional constraints


   The semantics of ConnectableElement is given by its concrete subtypes.



   This metaclass supports factoring out the ability of a model element to be linked by a connector.

*Changes from previous UML

   This metaclass generalizes the concept of classifier role from 1.x.