[Opendnssec-develop] Discussion of usability developments

John Dickinson jad at sinodun.com
Thu Sep 26 18:17:36 CEST 2013


On 26 Sep 2013, at 14:27, Jerry Lundström <jerry at opendnssec.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> On Sep 26, 2013, at 15:59 , Sara Dickinson wrote:
> 
>> As a result of discussions and the user survey we heard clearly from users that they would like some usability developments implemented to make their lives easier! It has take a while but here is a page where I have gathered together a (slightly) more detailed list of the developments we could consider for 1.3/1.4:
>> 
>> https://wiki.opendnssec.org/display/OpenDNSSEC/Usability+requirements
> 
> 
> Instead of implementing email (please don't!) why not just add more events that users can configure to trigger scripts for and then they can decide what to do with the event.

IMHO: Adding additional events that the user can write scripts for doesn't make it easier for users. The whole point of this project is to make a push button DNSSEC implementation. Also, just adding more events could result in OpenDNSSEC developers troubleshooting users scripts.

How about adding more events and writing scripts that take their config from conf.xml and do useful things like email/xmpp/twitter? 

regards
John


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