Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of SPIDocs


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Sep 16, 2014 10:12:21 AM (8 years ago)
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faber
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  • SPIDocs

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    7474  Low level testbed administration
    7575 Circles::
    76   Manipulation of circles
     76  Manipulation of Circles
    7777 Experiments::
    7878  Manipulation of Experiments
     
    8282  Manipulation of Projects
    8383 Users::
    84   Manipulation of Users
     84  Manipulation of [wiki:SPIDocs#Users Users]
    8585
    8686=== Profiles ===
     
    8888A profile is a collection of metadata attached to an abstraction instance, primarily to help users and administrators understand what the instance is bing used for.  Users, projects, circles, experiments, and libraries all have profiles attached to them which describe those things.  For example, a user profile includes the researcher's name and an e-mail address.
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    90 Profiles are self-describing, so that applications have guidance is what is being presented and how to display it.  Each of the abstractions above has an operation called `getProfileDescription` that returns an array of all the valid fields - called ''attributes'' -  in that abstraction's profile.  Each element of that array - each attribute - includes additional metadata that describes its purpose and presentation:
     90Profiles are self-describing, so that applications have guidance is what is being presented and how to display it.  Each of the abstractions above has an operation called `getProfileDescription` in its associated [wiki:SPIDOcs#Services service] that returns an array of all the valid fields - called ''attributes'' -  in that abstraction's profile.  Each element of that array - each attribute - includes additional metadata that describes its purpose and presentation:
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    9292||= Metadata =||= Meaning =||