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From Lahiru Gunathilake <glah...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: saveWorkflow methods
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2012 19:45:09 GMT
On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 2:43 PM, Amila Jayasekara <thejaka.amila@gmail.com>wrote:

> Will be great if we can convert these to integration tests.
>
Yes ! Lets do that !

Lahiru

>
> Thanks
> Amila
>
> On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 2:35 PM, Lahiru Gunathilake <glahiru@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > What I am currently doing is writing more sample to put in to
> > airavata-client distribution. I am sure I wil find improvements and I
> will
> > post on the list.
> >
> >
> > My plan is to use atleast 50% of the code in airavata-api and build up
> most
> > of the possible usecases.
> >
> > Regards
> > Lahiru
> >
> > On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 2:14 PM, Suresh Marru <smarru@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Lahiru,
> >>
> >> I will repeat my concerns at the API review too. But in short, its
> never a
> >> good idea to use Names as the primary identifiers. I think we should go
> >> through these for all of provenance data (experiments, projects, and so
> on)
> >> and workflows (templates, application descriptions and so on) and ensure
> >> the system exchanges ID's as handles with clients. And Clients should
> >> facilitate through API a mechanism for Names and Descriptions. And these
> >> names and descriptions should be for optional and for human readability
> >> only. The API's and services would only talk referencing to the server
> >> generated unique ids. Here we have to relax the restriction that ID
> should
> >> contain names for easy debugging, i understand thats a convenience but
> we
> >> can provide that convenience with good co-relatation mechanisms and
> >> administrative dashboards.
> >>
> >> Suresh
> >>
> >> On Dec 7, 2012, at 9:56 AM, Lahiru Gunathilake <glahiru@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> > FYI, We are saving the workflow with the name in the workflow
> (workflow
> >> > file has an element called workflowName). I will put some comments on
> the
> >> > API and we should put some note on API docs too.
> >> >
> >> > Regards
> >> > Lahiru
> >> >
> >> > On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 4:44 PM, Lahiru Gunathilake <glahiru@gmail.com
> >> >wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Hi Devs,
> >> >>
> >> >> While I was working on some samples I realize saveWorkflow methods
> are
> >> not
> >> >> allowing users to give their own worklfow name or atleast its not
> >> returning
> >> >> workflow saved names.
> >> >>
> >> >> When we use the API we need to have the workflow name which got
> saved in
> >> >> to registry.
> >> >>
> >> >> I think we should return workflow name as the return value of
> >> saveWorkflow
> >> >> methods and we need to provide another method to give user given
> >> workflow
> >> >> name to be provided.
> >> >>
> >> >> Please correct me if I am wrong.
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> Regards
> >> >> Lahiru
> >> >>
> >> >> --
> >> >> System Analyst Programmer
> >> >> PTI Lab
> >> >> Indiana University
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > System Analyst Programmer
> >> > PTI Lab
> >> > Indiana University
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > --
> > System Analyst Programmer
> > PTI Lab
> > Indiana University
>



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