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how to give an Ecore DataType to an attribute [message #570841] Tue, 14 July 2009 16:12
Ali Gondal is currently offline Ali GondalFriend
Messages: 13
Registered: July 2009
Junior Member

I want to transform a model to an ecore metamodel(EM), but I am having a
problem in giving Ecore EString type to an EAttribute.

Here is my simple rule:

rule testRule
transform sf : FM!FeatureModel
to tf : EM!EPackage { :=;

for(f in FM.allInstances)
var ec : new EM!EClass;;
if(f.isTypeOf(Feature) or f.isTypeOf(Group))
var card : new EM!EAttribute; := 'Cardinality';
--var eType : new EM!ETypeParameter; := 'EString';
--card.eType := eType;
card.eType := EString; -- this gives the error, even EM.EString doesnt

--card.eAttributeType := eType;
card.lowerBound := f.Min;
card.upperBound := f.Max;

I dont want to do it through the variable eType as I want to use Ecore's
built-in data type. I've just started using EMF/ETL and hence this basic

Any help would be great.

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