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Is there a graph/diagram editing tool that can output (or even better also parse) pseudographics, that can be easily inserted into source code comments? Like this:

+---------------+            
|  Some Class   |            +---------------+
|  ----------   |----------->| Another Class |
| @its_attribute|            +---------------+
| @another_attr |           / 
+---------------+  --------/
        |         /
        |        /
+---------------+
|Something Else |
+---------------+
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Isn't it better to use well-known software to create visual UML diagrams? Compared to them, ASCII-painted diagrams are so ugly! –  MainMa Aug 5 '12 at 15:51
    
But you can put them right in the code where they will be very helpful. And it's beautiful :) –  Alexey Aug 5 '12 at 15:56

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

http://www.asciiflow.com/#Draw

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Or: http://search.cpan.org/dist/App-Asciio/lib/App/Asciio.pm

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These tools do what I want. Unfortunately they cannot parse their output. Anyway It's better then nothing. Thanks! –  Alexey Aug 5 '12 at 15:55

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