[Cosmo-dev] Sharing format questions

Jeffrey Harris jeffrey at osafoundation.org
Tue Aug 1 15:47:29 PDT 2006

Hi Philippe,

> Are you talking about some UI in addition to the "Mine/no Mine" one we
> already have? I hope not. It's already complicated enough to set
> "Mine/not Mine" individually (per collection and, sometimes, per item)
> that we don't want to have to set something else through the UI for the
> free/busy. From a user standpoint, it's pretty easy to understand the
> relationship between things being "Mine" and showing up on once
> free/busy. Separating the 2 will introduce one new concept (at least)
> and new complexities.
> I'm sure we can imagine some scenarios where such a feature could be
> useful though but, is that worth the extra complexity?
> Seems like a discussion we should have on the design list...

The plan is to no longer have mine/not mine since:
A) we don't have a My items collection anymore, and
B) the latest design has all items in user collections included in the
Dashboard view

We still need the mine/not mine concept for free/busy, we're just
calling it something new.


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