[Accessforall] [SP2] Conditional preferences

Gregg Vanderheiden gv at trace.wisc.edu
Tue Aug 7 00:28:56 UTC 2012

I made the edits but forgot to save-- go to the link now.
and provide comments if the OPERATOR terms belong there -- and if the chart is filled out correctly on the page.

Gregg Vanderheiden Ph.D. 

On Aug 6, 2012, at 1:21 PM, Gregg Vanderheiden <gv at trace.wisc.edu> wrote:

>>> *GV:  I'm not sure I follow.   They would have some things in common (perhaps a name and definition etc)
>>>  but I don't see operators as having value ranges.  They would also have different roles. I can see that
>>> context terms and preference terms would be the same.. We have already established that they can be used in
>>> place of each other. But operators seem to be quite different. *
>>>> - they are strings as encoded above, which may be looked up into an implementation held in JavaScript code
>>>> registered into the system which is capable of computing their value in a particular context.
>>> *GV:  I can see a preference showing up as a context but I can't see a preference or a context turning up in
>>> the role of an operator nor vice versa.*
>>> *
>>> *
>>> *GV:  can you say something more about what you mean here? Am I misunderstanding?**
>> No, it is fine. I didn't mean to imply that these things were in any sense interchangeable, but merely that we could treat them using the same infrastructure for handling references and resolving references onto implementations.
> GV2:  perfect.
> I think you are absolutely correct.  We can just make a different type of term in the registry.
> can you add a column to the chart at  http://wiki.gpii.net/index.php/REGISTRY   and check the fields it would use  - and add any new field you might need?
> I put an empty column at the far right to make it easy for you  (there is a WYSIWYG option which makes it easy) 
> in fact I just added a column and tried to fill it out.  please look and correct it. 

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