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Re: Special menu needs of user subgroups (Debian Jr. & Med)



On Wed, Jul 17, 2002 at 09:36:10AM -0300, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> 
> You miss the point.  Junior is not a "level".  It is a role.  If I am a
> parent wishing to see what my children see on their accounts, I may very
> well want to be part of group "junior".  Furthermore, "med" is certainly not
> a level.  It, too, is a role.

Partly. Same way we can have a processor which parses the entries using
the "X-Expertise-Level" we can have another one dividing the groups into
roles, according to pre-defined ones, based on the user belonging to a
group or other issues.

The XML format would be a good choice, if I am not mistaken.

> I just don't like the level idea at all.  The lines are not very clearly
> drawn between what is "novice", what is "intermediate", and what is
> "advanced" whereas the separation of menu entries into special kinds of
> users, each of which is served by a working group within Debian is very
> clearly defined.

agreed.

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