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Unified Modeling Language User Guide, The, Second Edition by Ivar Jacobson, James Rumbaugh, Grady Booch

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Chapter 12. Packages

Visualizing, specifying, constructing, and documenting large systems involves manipulating potentially large numbers of classes, interfaces, components, nodes, diagrams, and other elements. As you scale up to systems such as these, you will find it necessary to organize these things into larger chunks. In the UML, the package is a general-purpose mechanism for organizing modeling elements into groups.

You use packages to arrange your modeling elements into larger chunks that you can manipulate as a group. You can control the visibility of these elements so that some things are visible ...

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