CUSTOM FILTERING / RULES

Paraf
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CUSTOM FILTERING / RULES

Tue Sep 06, 2022 4:56 pm

@Nick
There is a lot of moss growing on the past delivery predictions for the rebirth of the rules facility we had years ago. :cry

Can we have an update on current status (coding/testing/beta?) and an expected release date.

As a loooong time user - like many others - I miss the facility.
Thks
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nick.bolton
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Re: CUSTOM FILTERING / RULES

Tue Sep 06, 2022 7:56 pm

Hey, I know. Not ideal. We've had the developer concerned on another project for a while, which took way longer than expected. Hope to get back to HideAway asap and deliver on the rules. We've changed the user interface to accommodate them.
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Re: CUSTOM FILTERING / RULES

Thu Sep 22, 2022 1:45 pm

This would be very much appreciated. Really looking forward to rules.
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nick.bolton
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Re: CUSTOM FILTERING / RULES

Thu Sep 22, 2022 7:50 pm

We'll likely introduce a configuration file initially which will let you set rules, then we'll add the user interface to make it easier.
Andrew Cool
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Re: CUSTOM FILTERING / RULES

Mon Sep 26, 2022 9:34 pm

Whoa! You're planning on letting Users manually edit Configuration files!?!

That's NOT a disaster waiting to happen is it...

This is exactly why a GUI is needed first - to side step the idiocy of the Users.
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nick.bolton
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Re: CUSTOM FILTERING / RULES

Tue Sep 27, 2022 7:46 am

Hopefully not, we'll use YAML files and they're quite strict
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Re: CUSTOM FILTERING / RULES

Tue Sep 27, 2022 12:58 pm

Hi Nick,

Here's a Free crystal ball prediction. Even using YAML, you'll be committing your team to endless hours of figuring out
what syntax boo-boo the customer has made. Unless you offer a complementary GUI to take the input and format it correctly.

Murphy's Law will persist.
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nick.bolton
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Re: CUSTOM FILTERING / RULES

Tue Sep 27, 2022 2:21 pm

We won't tell too many people about it in the interim, it's more of a stop gap measure.

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