Changes between Version 30 and Version 31 of SPIDocs


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Oct 13, 2014 10:41:59 AM (8 years ago)
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  • SPIDocs

    v30 v31  
    7070The services in the SPI are:
    7171 ApiInfo::
    72   Version information and test interfaces.  Client and server certificate distribution.
     72  Version information and client and server certificate distribution.
    7373 Admin::
    7474  Low level testbed administration
     
    190190Each user has a unique identifier, a textual ''userid''.  Permissions, resources, objects, etcetera are all bound to that userid.  A userid is a text string that uniquely identifies a user.  A userid cannot contain the colon character (:) nor can it conflict with other userids or [wiki:SPIDocs#Projects projectids].
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    192 A user creates a namespace for circles, experiments, and libraries.  Instances of each of those abstractions are names as ''namespace'':''name''.  A user with userid `u` can create experiments with names of the form `u:experiment`.  This allows each user to manage their own names without introducing ambiguity when another user creates an experiment with the same name.  Applications are welcome to hide the prefix on such names, except when needed to resolve an ambiguity.  In such a case, teh application may display only the parts of experiment names after the colon to user `u` unless that user also has access to another user's experiment with the same name after the colon.  Such an application might display an experiment list to user `u` that looks like:
     192A user creates a namespace for circles, experiments, and libraries.  Instances of each of those abstractions are names as ''namespace'':''name''.  A user with userid `u` can create experiments with names of the form `u:experiment`.  This allows each user to manage their own names without introducing ambiguity when another user creates an experiment with the same name.  Applications are welcome to hide the prefix on such names, except when needed to resolve an ambiguity.  In such a case, the application may display only the parts of experiment names after the colon to user `u` unless that user also has access to another user's experiment with the same name after the colon.  Such an application might display an experiment list to user `u` that looks like:
    193193
    194194||= Experiment Name =||