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Re: [grouper-dev] Deleting stems?

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  • From: blair christensen <>
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  • Subject: Re: [grouper-dev] Deleting stems?
  • Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2005 10:33:11 -0800

On 2005.03.18 14:41, GW Brown, Information Systems and Computing wrote:
> The 'conditional stem deletion' was heading in a more liberal direction -
> allowing a non system principal to delete a stem - subject to site-specific
> rules. An important feature of Grouper is the ability to devolve management
> of groups and having to call the administrator to tidy up mistakes /
> re-thinks on stem naming will get frustrating all round.

I agree. I'd like to avoid adding in special cases and niches for
where delegated and devolved group management does not apply.

> Most of the difficulties around stems arise because of what can be nested
> in a stem. If a stem is empty there is no real problem deleting it(?), so
> we should at least support deletion of an empty stem - this would allow
> small parts of the hierarchy to be removed manually which should satisfy
> the majority of users.

And this is now officially supported (and tested).

> A separate utility to do more fundamental changes would be a good idea -
> and could wait until after v0.6.

What constitutes "more fundamental changes"?

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