PM61266: Diagram displaying URL pointing to htm/html can take more than a minute to open

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Environment:
    - Microsoft Windows XP SP3 / Windows 7
        - IBM Rational Software Architect 7.5.5.5 or 8.0.4
    
    Reproducible Y/N: Y
    
    Description of problem:
    If you have a URL displayed in a diagram that points to a
    html/htm file, the time to load the diagram increases
    dramatically.
    
    Steps to reproduce
    
    1. Create a UML Project using all the default
    2. In the created model, open a diagram
    3. Add a URL (right click add UML-? URL
    4. Type or copy the URL :
    http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/rsahelp/v8/index.jsp?to
    pic=/com.ibm.xtools.gs_using_rsx.doc/topics/c_gs_essentials_of_r
    sa_mod19.html
    5. In the display name field type 'Test'.
    6. Close the diagram
    7. Save the model
    8. Open the diagram again it will take a much longer time to
    open... up to more than one minute
    
    Workaround
    None
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    Diagram displaying URL pointing to htm/html can take more
    than a minute to open
    

Problem conclusion

  • The edit part for comments loads all the information in a
    URL, and tries to identify if it represents any known image
    format. Instead of this, it would now check the content type
    of the URL to do the same.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM61266

  • Reported component name

    SW ARCHITECT WI

  • Reported component ID

    5724I7001

  • Reported release

    755

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-03-27

  • Closed date

    2012-12-06

  • Last modified date

    2012-12-06

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    SW ARCHITECT WI

  • Fixed component ID

    5724I7001

Applicable component levels

  • R755 PSN

       UP



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More support for:

Rational Software Architect

Software version:

755

Reference #:

PM61266

Modified date:

2012-12-06

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