Usage of explicit splits after activities

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Sequence flows should only be split using Gateways to ensure clarity and readability.

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An activity can just have one outgoing sequence flow. By modeling more than one outgoing sequence flow, the diagram may become harder to read. Only Gateways should be used for modeling a split. It is important that splits will be joined using Gateways only as well to avoid mistakes (e.g. multi-merges or deadlocks).