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Feature #262

Ideas for Improvements to Group Docs

Added by Matt Gold almost 12 years ago. Updated about 7 years ago.

Status:
Deferred
Priority name:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category name:
Group Files
Target version:
-
Start date:
2010-06-13
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:

Description

Having collaborated with a group that used group docs extensively, I have these suggestions for the plugin:

-- ability to search group docs
-- ability to filter by contributor name
-- ability to filter by doc type

Matt

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#1 Updated by Boone Gorges almost 12 years ago

Good suggestions. We should have a discussion about how much of this I should be taking on myself, seeing as this is not a plugin that I wrote. I could make modifications myself - ideally it would be possible to extend the plugin without modifying it, and I could work with the plugin author to ensure future compatibility and extensibility. Or we could fork. Or we could petition the plugin author to integrate some of these suggests (if he hasn't started already).

#2 Updated by Matt Gold almost 12 years ago

I guess that we should talk to the plugin developer first to see where things stand. In terms of overall workflow for you, we'll need to take a look at everything you have on your plate and come up with some priorities.

#3 Updated by Boone Gorges almost 12 years ago

I just poked around on the Group Documents section of buddypress.org: http://buddypress.org/community/groups/buddypress-group-documents/. In the roadmap file, the author mentions that he'd like to implement search and better filtering/sorting. But they're not too high up the list, and even for the higher stuff on the list we are warned that there is no set timeline since he develops this in his free time. So, we could consider commissioning him to do some of the things on the roadmap (which he says he's open to), or we can open these items as individual feature requests here on Redmine and I will get to them when I can.

#4 Updated by Boone Gorges almost 12 years ago

  • Target version set to Future release

#5 Updated by Boone Gorges about 7 years ago

  • Category name changed from BuddyPress (misc) to Group Files
  • Status changed from New to Deferred
  • Target version deleted (Future release)

These are all good ideas, but I don't know that it's worth sinking time into our crummy fork of buddypress-group-documents.

#6 Updated by Matt Gold about 7 years ago

Thanks, Boone. Why are we running a crummy fork of buddypress group documents? Any larger issues to address here in a separate ticket?

#7 Updated by Boone Gorges about 7 years ago

buddypress-group-documents was abandoned several years ago. We continued to make changes to our version. Later, the plugin was adopted by some other people, but they made subsequent changes that are likely not compatible with some of the changes that we've made locally. The amount of time and effort that would be required to bring these two back into sync is likely not worthwhile.

#8 Updated by Matt Gold about 7 years ago

Thanks, Boone. Can you please explain where BP Docs fits into this? I'm unclear whether that is what you are talking about above.

#9 Updated by Boone Gorges about 7 years ago

BuddyPress Docs powers the Docs tab. buddypress-group-documents powers the Files tab. They are unrelated to each other.

#10 Updated by Matt Gold about 7 years ago

ohhhh. Thanks for clarifying..

However, there is this - http://redmine.gc.cuny.edu/issues/3176

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