[openstack-dev] [nova][all] Architecture Diagrams in ascii art?
mzoeller at de.ibm.com
Fri Jun 5 10:54:59 UTC 2015
Joe Gordon <joe.gordon0 at gmail.com> wrote on 05/16/2015 03:33:35 AM:
> After further investigation in blockdiag, is useless for moderately
> complex diagrams.
> Here is my attempt at graphing nova , but due to a blockdiag bug
> from 2013,  it is impossible to clearly read. For example, in the
> diagram there is not supposed to be any arrow between the conductor
> and cinder/glance/neutron. I looked into dia, and while it has plenty
> of diagram shapes it doesn't have a good template for software
> architecture, but maybe there is a way to make dia work. And that just
> leaves SVG graphics, after spending an hour or two playing around
> with Inkscape and it looks promising (although the learning curve is
> pretty steep). Here is my first attempt in Inkscape .
>  http://interactive.blockdiag.com/?
>  https://bitbucket.org/blockdiag/blockdiag/issue/45/arrows-collisions
>  https://i.imgur.com/TXwsRoB.png
Maybe the "graphviz" extension for Sphinx could be usefull .
It's better in displaying edges/dependencies .
Markus Zoeller (markus_z)
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