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  • From: Chris Hyzer <>
  • To: "GW Brown, Information Systems and Computing" <>, Grouper Dev <>
  • Subject: RE: [grouper-dev] membership update lite ui
  • Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 00:54:01 -0400
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> 1) The build.xml menu isn't quite in sync with the target names -
> grouper vs grouperJarAndConf

I changed grouperJarAndConf to grouper

> 2) The build.xml doesn't actually compile anything or copy property
> files to 'classes'. I assume Eclipse is doing this for you.

Right, this is the low-build dev env, you compile in eclipse, and you are all
good. If you install JavaRebel, then you do not need to restart tomcat very
often. I did add a "dist" target to build a war file for a non-dev

> 3) I had to look at the video to figure out the url - a top level index
> file which redirects would be useful.


> 4) When you 'Change location' you are listing all groups and not
> actually filtering on what the user has typed.

Done, though the current API method searches in group name, not display name,
we should add another api method for 1.5

> When I get a chance I'll try and get it to run in the current UI. Going
> forward I can see us using more of this approach, but I would like to
> retain some of the flexibility for choosing custom templates etc. Also,
> I can see it being pragmatic to incrementally change the current UI
> rather than attempt a complete rewrite in one go. I haven't looked at the
> code in
> any great detail but I'm sure we can come up with something that suits
> us both.

Sounds good. I would like to see some example requirements for UI
customizations to see what the options for this sort of thing... maybe there
is a simpler way to do this...



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