A profile in MDWorkbench enables you to enhance a metamodel with dynamic metatypes. To enable this mechanism, a metamodel must define a profile provider. A profile provider is used to determine the stereotypes of a specific model element. These stereotypes are used to map a model element to a metatype defined in a profile.
The concept of stereotype name is used generically here:
The UML metamodel implementation will consider the stereotype feature,
but a metamodel implementation may map this concept to any arbitrary feature,
as long as the feature can be represented with a
To add a profile provider to a metamodel: