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From Andrew Kennedy <andrew.kenn...@cloudsoftcorp.com>
Subject Re: Config tab "demoted" in brooklyn web-console
Date Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:54:36 GMT
+1 to adding it back, since some settings, like the password for Docker
containers, are only available as ConfigKeys so this change makes it harder
to find.

Andrew.

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-- andrew kennedy ? cloud engineer :
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On 16 September 2014 10:19, Richard Downer <richard@apache.org> wrote:

> Sorry I'm a bit late here!
>
> Config is a pretty basic part of Brooklyn functionality - while it
> perhaps does not need to be a top-level tab, I certainly would not
> place it under "Advanced". Possibly a "show config" button on the
> entity summary page? Or to be safe, just back where it was :-)
>
> Richard.
>
> On 11 September 2014 17:40, Sam Corbett <sam.corbett@cloudsoftcorp.com>
> wrote:
> > I would also be happy to see the tab restored.
> >
> > Sam
> >
> >
> > On 11/09/2014 12:00, Martin Harris wrote:
> >>
> >> +1 to promoting it again
> >>
> >> On 10 September 2014 21:00, Aled Sage <aled.sage@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi all,
> >>>
> >>> The config tab has been moved in the brooklyn web-console. It is now a
> >>> section under the "advanced" tab.
> >>>
> >>> Anyone have opinions on this?
> >>>
> >>> ---
> >>> This was done in https://github.com/apache/incubator-brooklyn/pull/156
> ,
> >>> where there was some discussion. The reason from @ahgittin was:
> >>>
> >>>     "config tab demoted because i and most people i've observed don't
> >>>     use it much except in debugging -- easy to promote if that's the
> >>>     wrong call"
> >>>
> >>> ---
> >>> I personally found it useful, both to see the config the blueprint has
> >>> set
> >>> and also for auto-generated config (e.g. the seed(s) of a Cassandra
> >>> cluster).
> >>>
> >>> If we're not running out of space or looking too cluttered for tabs,
> then
> >>> I'd prefer to promote it again.
> >>>
> >>> Aled
> >>>
> >>> p.s. there have been past conversations about what (if any) is the real
> >>> difference between attributes and config; but that's a different
> >>> conversation.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >
>

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