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

On 17-Jul-02, 07:57 (CDT), Jesus Climent <jesus.climent@hispalinux.es> wrote: 
> 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.

Yuck. Why not do it right?

X-Expertise-Level: (novice|normal|wizard)
X-Role: (some|keywords|here)

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

Why? Is there a DTD for menu systems? To (mis-)quote JWZ: "Some people,
when confronted with a problem, think ``I know, I'll use XML.''  Now
they have two problems."


Steve Greenland

    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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