Re: [yaco-wgchair-tracker] Feature request: inform of actions when pressing a button

"Emilio A. Sánchez" <> Thu, 31 March 2011 14:11 UTC

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El 30/03/11 16:28, Ed Juskevicius escribió:
> Hello.  I am writing this message to offer a comment on 1 of the points
> that you discussed with Miguel earlier today:
>         I want to ask for a feature. I just played for a few minutes
>         with the
>         new tool, and I think the tool does not provide verbose feedback
>         of what
>         is going on behind the scenes when I press a button.
>         Just to give you an example. If I add a new shepherd, will the tool
>         automatically send an e-mail to that person? This is of especial
>         interest if in some parts of the flow the tool automatically
>         sends an
>         e-mail as part of the process.
>        No, if you add a new shepherd successfully no email is sent. If
>     you try to add a shepherd using and email that has no access to the
>     tool then you can send some emails (to the email address, to
>     secretariat and to the WG chairs) informing of the situation.
> After reading the above, I looked at RFC 6715 to remind myself about the
> requirements on this point.  You are right.  The spec calls for a
> message to be sent (for the reasons stated above) when a Chair tries to
> delegate someone who doesn't have the ability to log-into the
> Datatracker.  That is is good feature.
> This being said, I probably should have suggested that an e-mail to a
> "newly designated Document Shepherd" be sent by the Datatracker to the
> newly designated person, to inform them that they have just been
> successfully designated by a WG Chair, and also (copy to the WG Chairs
> and other Delegates) to serve as an "Ack" that this all happened
> successfully.
> Put another way, RFC6175 does not say *not* to send an e-mail to newly
> designated Shepherds (or Delegates, for that matter) to inform them of
> events.
> Perhaps this would be a good thing?
> I suggest discussing this one with Henrik.

    You are right, this is not required in RFC6175 but it seems quite 

    I create a ticket [1] for this feature and if no one has anything 
against it then I'll implement it as soon as possible.


> Best Regards,
> Ed
>         So, I am asking for a small subwindow that indicates what the
>         actions
>         were taken and perhaps hints for the actions that weren't taken. For
>         example: " <> added as a shepherd;
>         no e-mail sent".
>        I'm going to revise the messages from the forms and try to do
>     them more verbose.
>         Thanks,
>         Miguel
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