Eclipse MDT UML2 5.0.0 Release Review

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This release of UML2 is focused on compliance with the UML 2.5 specification and includes a number of enhancements to better support the community. The New and Noteworthy items for Luna are described here.

API Certification

The project leadership certifies that the APIs in this release are "Eclipse Quality".

Architectural Issues

No change.

Security Issues


Non-Code Aspects
  • Documentation hosted at
  • Documentation (FAQ, Javadoc, articles, etc.) available at
  • Example features/plug-ins available
Usability Details
  • Sample tools haven't changed.
  • UML2 5.0 conforms to Eclipse User Interface Guidelines
  • Eclipse platform standard i18n support used where applicable/possible; stand-alone deployment uses equivalent J2SE APIs
  • ICU4J is used but optional; stand-alone deployments delegate to corresponding J2SE 5.0 APIs when ICU not available
  • Language packs will be created as part of an Eclipse Translation Project
  • Eclipse platform APIs used to provide accessible UI
End of Life

Some APIs have been removed as part of this release. See UML2 5.0 Migration Guide for details.


UML2 5.0 is compliant with UML 2.5.

  • New committer (Christian Damus)
  • Interaction in Bugzilla
  • Activity on the newsgroup
  • Collaboration with other projects at Eclipse
This release is part of Luna