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Incorrect BPMN Notation For Message Events (Doc ID 2098825.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Process Cloud Service - Version 15.2.3 to 15.2.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The graphic notation for catch and thrown message events in PCS Composer is not according to the document released by OMG, BPMN 2.0 specification ( ) page 32.:
- The envelope of message thrown is EMPTY, but it's supposed to be FILLED.
- The envelope of message catch is FILLED, but it's supposed to be EMPTY.

In other words, The icon used in the PCS for the "Catch message" and "Throw message" activities are inverted: The "Throw message" has an empty or clear envelop and it's supposed to be filled or dark.


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