Subject: Grouper Developers Forum
- From: Chris Hyzer <>
- To: Niels van Dijk <>
- Cc: "" <>
- Subject: RE: [grouper-dev] group specific help
- Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 06:59:42 -0400
- Accept-language: en-US
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Yes, that is the idea. Not sure when exactly that will be...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Niels van Dijk
> Sent: Friday, June 26, 2009 5:22 AM
> To: Chris Hyzer
> Subject: Re: [grouper-dev] group specific help
> Hi Chris,
> Sounds like a good idea. Especially if this is implemented as
> attributes. Will the webservices expose these attributes as well?
> Chris Hyzer wrote:
> > Hey,
> > I opened this feature request, any thoughts?
> > https://bugs.internet2.edu/jira/browse/GRP-297
> > A couple of people at CAMP wondered how people know in grouper what
> the effects of assigning to users to groups or assigning grouper
> privileges would have. i.e. there are tons of groups and privileges,
> and maybe an admin has permission to assign lots of things, but what
> are the exact things the person should do to assign access?
> > I think we could have a very simple way to handle this, and could be
> a built-in 2nd generation attribute... It could be an attribute which
> could be on groups or attributes, which holds some text (currently the
> limit is 4k... maybe that is an issue, or we could suggest putting some
> text and a link there). Then anyone who has "update" or "admin"
> privileges on that group or attribute would see that attribute's value
> in the help screen in the UI for example...
> > The end result would be when someone logs in who has access to make
> updates, and they click on the help button in the UI, they will see
> institution specific help based on what they have access to do,
> potentially with links to more documentation.
> > I wonder if wheel group members would see all help text... leaning in
> that direction...
> > Thoughts?
> > Chris
> > Ps. This is not a high priority... but seems like it could be a quick
> win if we have time / inclination...
> Niels van Dijk
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- group specific help, Chris Hyzer, 06/25/2009
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