[Cosmo-dev] time out tickets
bcm at osafoundation.org
Mon Feb 12 14:55:17 PST 2007
On 2/12/07, Pieter Hartsook <hartsook at osafoundation.org> wrote:
> I'd like to propose a change to the UI for granting tickets that expire.
> 1. In thinking about how I would use this feature, it would make more
> sense to specify the expiration date/time, perhaps with a date/time
> picker (you would also need to be able to specify the timezone)
> rather than the number of time units from the creation of the ticket.
totally agree. want to open an enhancement request?
everything about the account browser, including the ticket granting
form, needs to be completely rethought. i hope we get to this before
> With the current UI it is not clear when the time period starts - is
> it from the creation of the ticket or from the time of first use?
> Also, having the time units in seconds rather than hours or something
> longer is not so useful. Picking an expiration for the ticket obviates
> this issue.
agree. i originally made that form to be convenient for my own data
entry, expecting that we'd eventually get around to doing a real
> 2. An associated issue is: What is the user experience when trying to
> use a bookmarkable ticket that has expired ?- Currently the browser
> just sits there with a dialog message that says "Processing...".
> Perhaps a message that you are trying to use an expired access ticket
> would be more user friendly.
that sounds like a bug to me.
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