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  • From: Chris Hyzer <>
  • To: "" <>, "" <>
  • Subject: RE: [grouper-users] Grouper 1.5 planning
  • Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 10:29:08 -0400
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The current plan is to introduce multi-valued attributes in 1.5 that you can
attach to stems or groups, but Im not sure what you mean by replacing stems
my multivalued attributes. Are the attributes on the group? Would you then
put all groups in one stem? What do the values of the attribute represent
(namespace)? Can you tell us what deficiency stems have that makes you want
to get rid of them? Any more info including examples could help the


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin van Es
> [mailto:]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 8:22 AM
> To:
> Subject: [grouper-users] Grouper 1.5 planning
> Hi,
> Let me introduce myself before I rush into my first questions in this
> group.
> My name is Martin van Es, and am working the SURFnet Netherlands to
> create a
> generic Grouper based groupmanager for the (Nation wide) Education
> platform
> SURFnet provides.
> I've been working on this for SURFnet before (creating a Proof of
> Concept) so
> I've become quite familiar with Grouper in that project.
> The first question that popped up in this brand new project is: could
> we
> exchange the use of stems with (group) labels or tags? My first hunch
> was that
> we would need a multi-valued attribute for this and some googling
> revealed
> that I'm not the only one looking for this feature in Grouper. It's
> even on
> the roadmap for 1.5. Hence I'd like to know what the planning is for
> 1.5 and
> apart from that if there's any other mechanism I'm overlooking that
> could
> replace stems for labels/tags?
> Regards,
> Martin van Es
> --
> IGI Group
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