AR-11: Change Partnership to Shared Kernel
This simple relationship refactoring changes a Partnership relationship on a Context Map to a Shared Kernel relationship.
Our relationship refactorings allow the user/modeller to change the type of a relationship on a Context Map easily without manual work. The symmetric relationships according to our semantic model, Shared Kernel and Partnership, are interchangeable without impacts to the structure of the decomposition. This refactoring changes a Partnership relationship to a Shared Kernel relationship.
The following small example illustrates how this refactoring can be applied. With a right-click on a Partnership relationship, you can apply Change to Shared Kernel:
The refactoring will simply change the relationship to a Shared Kernel relationship: