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Re: [equinox-dev] [prov] p2 3.4 plan

The user interface in which this will be surfaced is still unclear,
especially given that we don't want to confuse the user with multiple
profiles when he/she only needs to know about the currently running one.
I can think of two places where several profiles could be shown:
- in a administrative style UI if we decide to have such a thing
- in a p2 aware target provisioner, where the user could see the different
installs it has.



                                                                                                                             
  From:       Susan M Franklin <susan_franklin@xxxxxxxxxx>                                                                   
                                                                                                                             
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  Date:       11/02/2007 01:16 PM                                                                                            
                                                                                                                             
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>Managing other profiles
>p2 inherently supports the management of profiles other than the one
currently running the p2 infrastructure.
>Priority: 1

Pascal, since this item was listed under "User interaction" I'm wondering
what this means for the UI.  The "end user" UI manages the "self" profile
and doesn't currently allow a user to point it at anything else.  The admin
UI lets you manage multiple profiles but I've definitely been treating it
as a tool for developers, not as a polished end-user tool.

What does this line item mean to the UI's currently being built?

susan

                                                                           
  Pascal Rapicault                                                         
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Hello,

One of the delivery of M3 was a concrete feature list of what will be
delivered as part of 3.4.
A first cut of this document is now available on
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Equinox_p2_1.0_Features

PaScaL

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