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Re: Fwd: [pcgen_experimental] JEP count VISIBILITY criteria

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  • thpr
    I would like to see us use VIEW not VISIBILITY for these ( OUTPUT , DISPLAY ) groupings. That is a less confusing method of grouping visibilities. I m
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      I would like to see us use "VIEW" not "VISIBILITY" for these ("OUTPUT", "DISPLAY") groupings. That is a less confusing method of grouping visibilities.

      I'm concerned about the potential confusion between "OUTPUT" and "OUTPUT_ONLY" if both are called Visibility.

      TP.

      --- In pcgen_developers@yahoogroups.com, Martijn Verburg <martijnverburg@...> wrote:
      >
      > Forwarding this from the currently down experimental group
      >
      > K
      >
      > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
      > From: James Dempsey <jdempsey@...>
      > Date: Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 10:57 PM
      > Subject: [pcgen_experimental] JEP count VISIBILITY criteria
      > To: PCGen Experimental <pcgen_experimental@yahoogroups.com>
      > Cc: neofax99@...
      >
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > Currently, the visibility tag of the JEP count supports the following
      > options:
      >
      > * |"VISIBILITY=<text>"|
      > o "HIDDEN", includes abilities with VISIBLE:NO
      > o "DEFAULT", includes abilities with VISIBLE:YES or no VISIBLE
      > tag at all
      > o "OUTPUT_ONLY", includes abilities with VISIBLE:EXPORT
      > o "DISPLAY_ONLY", includes abilities with VISIBLE:DISPLAY
      >
      > Leading to awkward syntax like "VISIBILITY=DEFAULT.or.VISIBILITY=OUTPUTONLY"
      >
      > Given the primary use for this is in output sheets, I propose to add a
      > new option:
      >
      > * "OUTPUT", includes abilities with VISIBLE:EXPORT, VISIBLE:YES or
      > no VISIBLE tag at all
      >
      > and a second bonus one for symmetry:
      >
      > * "DISPLAY", includes abilities with VISIBLE:DISPLAY, VISIBLE:YES or
      > no VISIBLE tag at all
      >
      > Thoughts?
      >
      > Cheers,
      > James.
      >
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