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From Richard Hirsch <>
Subject Re: Filters / actions
Date Wed, 08 Sep 2010 13:20:10 GMT
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 2:15 PM, Ethan Jewett <> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 1:57 PM, Richard Hirsch <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 1:02 PM, Ethan Jewett <> wrote:
>>> 1. A wizard-based UI for setting up actions (we can keep the
>>> expert-mode, but I think we need a guided way to set these up)
>> lift has a new wizard framework - maybe we should take a look at that
> My thoughts exactly :-)
>> There are also some things missing that Ray mentions (like location.)
>> I've been thinking about have an action test that looks at a message
>> meta-data - we could probably cover a lot with that - I don't exactly
>> what sort of syntax would be necessary (XPath?)
> Regarding location, my preference would be to canonicalize the way
> that ESME stores location data in the metadata. We could just do it in
> the web client and document it, basically saying, "If you want to
> store location data in a way that ESME knows about, do it this way,
> and if you want to store it some other way in the metadata, that's
> fine too."

look at the twitter annotations for 'place' for a good foundation :
> Regarding actions that filter arbitrarily based on metadata, the
> metadata isn't necessarily XML so XPath would be of limited use. In
> the discussion a couple months ago we stopped short of deciding on the
> structure of the metadata, so it is hard to say how we would allow
> filtering it. It's probably a discussion we should finish first,
> before deciding on location or filtering.


> Ethan

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