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

Vincent Massol vincent at massol.net
Mon Mar 21 11:48:45 UTC 2011

On Mar 21, 2011, at 12:28 PM, Fabio Mancinelli wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Vincent Massol <vincent at massol.net> wrote:
>> 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.
> I am +1 with the doc but I don't agree with Vincent about user's own
> messages not displayed in the network tab.
> The user is part of his network and if you don't display messages from
> him in the timeline you might insert holes in question/answer
> interactions between the user and somebody in his network.

Good point.

Ok to include user's own messages. Ideally there should be a way to filter users on this view later on.


> -Fabio
>> Thanks
>> -Vincent
>>> - 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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