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RE: [grouper-users] Re: [grouper-dev] Namespace Transition

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  • From: Chris Hyzer <>
  • To: Tom Barton <>, Shilen Patel <>
  • Cc: Grouper Dev <>, "" <>
  • Subject: RE: [grouper-users] Re: [grouper-dev] Namespace Transition
  • Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2008 16:53:00 -0500
  • Accept-language: en-US
  • Acceptlanguage: en-US

> Shilen Patel wrote:
> > Should we also keep a history of the display names? Before a group
> is
> > moved, somebody might have an application that finds the group using
> the
> > display name rather than the name. The GroupNameFilter for instance
> > allows that. Realistically, I don't know if anybody would do that
> and
> > if they do, maybe they should just be told to modify the application
> to
> > search by group name prior to the move.
> I think not. It's not indexical.
> Tom

I agree here (obviously since its how I wrote the doc :) ), but here is the
doc on a group name from the UI:

The ID Path <name> is unique for each group and should rarely change. It can
be used by other systems to refer to this group.


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