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News: Article: Bonita v2 Series, Part Two - Working with Iterations

  1. This article, the second in a trilogy that shares new features included in the Bonita v2 series, introduces and describes common use cases and problems when using iterations in a workflow system such as Bonita. Also explained are possible solutions and guidelines for defining and using iterations. The first chapter introduces basic concepts of iterations and how they should be classified. Also, one of the major issues encountered when working with iterations in a workflow platform, the relationship between data persistence and the iteration set, is discussed. Lastly, this article focuses on a concrete workflow sample to illustrate the features included in Bonita v2 handling iterations. Read Working with iterations inside Bonita Workflow.
  2. You guys definitely need to work on naming conventions to bring them more inline with natural language: == # Dead: A cancelled activity. # Terminated: An activity that has terminated successfully. == Why the hell do not call them Cancelled and Finished? I am sorry but word 'terminated' is not associated with state of success, rather it means 'killed'.
  3. You guys definitely need to work on naming conventions to bring them more inline with natural language:
    ==
    # Dead: A cancelled activity.
    # Terminated: An activity that has terminated successfully.
    ==

    Why the hell do not call them Cancelled and Finished?

    I am sorry but word 'terminated' is not associated with state of success, rather it means 'killed'.
    Looking to the english dictionary "terminated" means: "To occur at or form the end of; conclude or finish" giving the following sample: "a display of fireworks that terminated the festivities", so it seems like the "festivities" successfully concluded :-) Indeed, we are open to change/update some states and actions names or whathever that will help the Bonita end users so we are going to keep in mind your suggestion... Regards, Miguel
  4. Looking to the english dictionary ...
    It nneds to be considered what dictionary target audience use, and what kind of meaning this word mostly associated with. For example word 'beaver' http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=beaver But perhaps the most important is not the word itself but its frame: context in which it is usually used and other words in the context http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Framing_%28communication_theory%29 For example word 'Terminated' associated with: - terminally ill; - News headlines like: ..village was exterminated by a virus...; - movie 'Terminator'; Hmm, not many associations with _good_ outcome ;)