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  • From: Loris Bennett <>
  • To: Tom Barton <>
  • Cc: Grouper Dev <>
  • Subject: Re: [grouper-dev] f2f @ I2
  • Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 08:38:29 +0100
  • Organization: Freie Universität Berlin


This is a rather minor point, but I would like to have custom types with
bivalent attributes which could displayed as checkboxes or radio
buttons. An example would be an attribute "exportToLDAP" which would be
used as a filter for LDAPPC.



On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 09:02 -0500, Tom Barton wrote:
> As in the past, there will be a grouper working group meeting on "BoF
> Monday" at the Internet2 meeting in April. It's scheduled for
> 9:15-10:15am. Unlike in the past, this will be a grouper-only working
> group, not shared with the signet project (alas). There will be a
> separate session for the MACE-paccman working group.
> The abstract I submitted yesterday reads:
> "Grouper developers, adopters, and potential adopters come together to
> discuss feedback from the field, get clear on the different types of
> user interaction scenarios and how the Grouper toolkit should address
> them, and hear about new and upcoming features."
> I thought it would be good to use the occasion to "get clear on the
> different types of user interaction scenarios". Basically, I'm
> interested to hear about approaches adopters have taken or would like to
> take to UIs for managing groups. When is a general purpose group
> management UI needed vs a UI element embedded in another application
> context vs a separate UI for managing a single group, or some more
> focused aspect of group management?
> I'm also looking for people who'd like to give feedback on how grouper
> worked to solve some problem, or perhaps you found it couldn't do so
> because of something it lacks.
> If you don't plan to attend but have feedback on grouper's adoptability
> or a view to contribute to the UI discussion, please either let someone
> know so they can proxy your input, or write the list and we can start
> the discussion here. I'd be happy to proxy anyone's input.
> Thanks,
> Tom
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