The Use Of URLs Within Sakai

Ian Boston ieb at
Tue Feb 5 22:06:33 UTC 2008

Once we get to a flatter portal then we will get this,
since the page title is taken from the outer most iframe....

I wonder what happens if you modify the DOM node for title after  
load.. or is there some other way of setting the title ?


On 5 Feb 2008, at 21:50, Michael S Elledge wrote:

> Ian--
> Would the url be independent of the exterior wrapper? If so, I'm  
> thinking that we could generate more meaningful page titles as  
> well, such as "Edit Assignments" or "Save Resource" rather than the  
> generic "Assignments" and "Resources" titles that we have now.
> Mike
> Ian Boston wrote:
>> There is some work in progress in the portal that impacts this and  
>> I am expecting that we *may* mount the portal as the Root webapp  
>> in the future, and allow one or more of the portal handler to  
>> break free of the static functional url space mapping and focusing  
>> much more on content.
>> eg
>> http://host/science/physics/physics101/mondaylabs
>> as a site url.
>> Test done so far indicate this will work and still allow existing  
>> urls to operate as before.
>> Ian
>> On 5 Feb 2008, at 17:51, Antranig Basman wrote:
>>> As the outcome of some Framework/Kernel/Technical discussions we had
>>> at Newport, I have put together a first draft of a page which tries
>>> to document the URL spaces and suitable uses of all the URL schemes
>>> we have within Sakai, and also start to make recommendations for
>>> future usage.
>>> Naturally the recommendations section is particularly poorly
>>> representative since so far only my personal viewpoint has been
>>> taken into account, so all are invited to pitch in with their
>>> thoughts about how we might set about improving Sakai's general
>>> URL idiom, including but not limited to
>>> i) the use and relationship of Entity and Portal URLs
>>> ii) the use of tool-based URLs as opposed to more RESTful helper/
>>>     AHAH URLs
>>> iii) the use of URLs at all, as opposed to some information stored
>>> in session state (as well as the ancient chestnut "tool reset"/
>>> back button discussion)
>>> +Sakai
>>> (note also previous post dedicated to helpers)
>>> Cheers,
>>> Antranig.
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