[xwiki-devs] [Design] Message stream privacy and visibility

Vincent Massol vincent at massol.net
Mon Mar 21 10:52:16 UTC 2011

On Mar 19, 2011, at 3:54 AM, Sergiu Dumitriu wrote:

> Hi devs,
> I wrote two design proposals regarding the new message stream 
> functionality (a.k.a. user status).
> - http://dev.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/Design/UserMessagesVisibility specifies 
> what kind of messages (and wiki activity) should be displayed in 
> different contexts, like what should I see in my network tab, what 
> should I see when I visit another user's profile, etc.

Just read that doc. +1 from me.

And +1 to not display user's own messages in the network tab since:
* it "pollutes" the stream
* the user's activity is already visible on his profile home page

For me Network should about others not the user itself.


> - http://dev.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/Design/UserMessagesPrivacy specifies 
> some privacy requirements regarding messages, both from the read and 
> write perspective, like should I be able to see messages for a given 
> group, can I send a direct message to another user, etc.
> Any feedback is welcome.
> -- 
> Sergiu Dumitriu
> http://purl.org/net/sergiu/

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