From 07/22/2000 to 08/20/2000


09:09 PM Bug #91 (Resolved): need to synchronize accession# assignment & meta_file_id field
When a metadata file is uploaded to the network (using INSERT), it is assigned a
new accession number if the provide...
Matt Jones
09:03 PM Bug #90 (Resolved): need data "browse" capability
Need a pre-canned query that displays the logged-in user's data sets in a
browsable list. This browsable datasets l...
Matt Jones
09:00 PM Bug #89 (Resolved): login box should close automatically on success
The use rlogin box currently uses a "Continue" button to dismiss it. Instead,
it should automatically close upon lo...
Matt Jones
08:56 PM Bug #88 (Resolved): need ability to manipulate access control lists
The client will be saving metadata and data to the server. It needs to be able
to send owner and ACL information wh...
Matt Jones
08:53 PM Bug #87 (Resolved): need ability to upload data with metadata
dmanclient currently does not upload data with the metadata that is being
registered. Need to add this feature so t...
Matt Jones
08:49 PM Bug #39: Finish integrating saveToDatabase() functionality
Much of this integration is complete, but it still is its own menu item, and
should be integrated with "Save as...".
Matt Jones
08:48 PM Bug #12: compilation error in mde (
no longer using this code, so bug no longer exists. Matt Jones
08:46 PM Bug #8: element without attribute causes null pointer exception
moved bug to dmanclient product. Matt Jones
08:45 PM Bug #38: mde inappropriately depends on specific IBM parser
need to eliminate dependency on XML4J. Best if we use only SAX and DOM
interfaces for reading the document, and read...
Matt Jones
08:44 PM Bug #4: save as doesn't prompt before overwriting
moved bug to dmanclient product Matt Jones
08:43 PM Bug #37: mde URLs for DTDs are inaccessible to metacat on insert
moved bug to dmanclient product Matt Jones
08:41 PM Bug #2: attribute editing for EMPTY elements doesn't work
moved to dmanclient product Matt Jones
08:38 PM Bug #86 (Resolved): author only search fails to return proper resultset
Filling in a last name in the "Author" field of a Thematic querybean search does
not return the correct resultset (a...
Matt Jones
08:33 PM Bug #85 (Resolved): add "Expert mode" checkbox to toolbar
Many current user interface features are advanced and should by default be
hidden to simplify the user interface. A...
Matt Jones
08:31 PM Bug #84 (Resolved): create javadoc documentation
Need to create javadoc documentation for all public and protected methods and
fields in dmanclient. See the format u...
Matt Jones
08:29 PM Bug #83 (Resolved): remove hardcoded parser names
Some references to the SAX parser driver are hardcoded into the source code.
These shoulld be replaced with referen...
Matt Jones
08:27 PM Bug #81: need ability to "round-trip" metadata (mde -> server -> querybean -> mde)
linked to bug #82 for UI changes. Matt Jones
08:23 PM Bug #81 (Resolved): need ability to "round-trip" metadata (mde -> server -> querybean -> mde)
Currently, there is no way to totally manage server-based metadata from the
client because one cannot easily transfe...
Matt Jones
08:26 PM Bug #82 (Resolved): change behavior of single-click in querybean results table
The querybean results table currently listens for list selection events, and
when a record is selected, the document...
Matt Jones
08:17 PM Bug #80 (Resolved): disable content edit frame in mde
The current attempt at form-based editing in mde (ContentEditFrame) is broken
and should be eliminated from the UI u...
Matt Jones
08:15 PM Bug #79 (Resolved): change default window sizes in mde
The mde application currently opens document windows in fixed sizes that are
awkward to use and bear no relation to ...
Matt Jones
08:12 PM Bug #78 (Resolved): remove "type" column from mde attributes table
The "Type" column in the mde attributes table will not be useful to most users,
provides no useful information for u...
Matt Jones
08:10 PM Bug #77 (Resolved): "document type" search should be changed
The current "Document Type" search in querybean is structured in a way that most
ecologists will not use frequently....
Matt Jones
08:02 PM Bug #76 (Resolved): local and network queries should work the same
Currently, local and network queries search using different algorithms
(therefore they return a different set of doc...
Matt Jones
07:59 PM Bug #75 (Resolved): need "search network" checkbox
Currently, the querybean client has a "Local only?" checkbox allowing the user
to specify that only local queries ar...
Matt Jones
07:56 PM Bug #74 (Resolved): Need to relabel dmanclient UI tabs
Elements of the dmanclient user interface need to be relabeled in a
user-friendly manner. For example, the term "me...
Matt Jones


05:59 PM Bug #73 (Resolved): eliminate all System.out and Sytem.err messages
The dmanclient currently prints copious debugging messages to stderr and
stdout. All of these must be removed, eith...
Matt Jones
05:57 PM Bug #72 (Resolved): need more user friendly notification on document errors
When a document error occurs, like if it can't be opened, saved, etc., or if
there are validation or other errors, t...
Matt Jones
05:53 PM Bug #71 (Resolved): File->New->Cancel still creates a new document
The MDE "New" dialog box has an "OK" and a "Cancel" button. Choosing cancel
should result in no action, but current...
Matt Jones
05:52 PM Bug #70 (Resolved): mde fails to open documents if tmp directory is missing
mde uses a temporary directory for storing copies of files when opening
documents. If the directory is missing, fil...
Matt Jones
05:49 PM Bug #69 (Resolved): options dialog label "Schema URL" is really "System ID"
The term "Schema URL" that we made up for a label in the mde Options dialog box
could be changed to "System ID" beca...
Matt Jones
05:47 PM Bug #68 (Resolved): Query performance inhibits UI refresh
When a query is launched, especially when local queries are running, there is a
very long delay before all of the ap...
Matt Jones
05:45 PM Bug #67 (Resolved): Need "not implemented yet" indication
All parts of dmanclient that represent features that are not yet implemented
need some text or other indication that...
Matt Jones
05:42 PM Bug #66 (Resolved): Need a progress bar on queries
The queryBean interface needs a UI widget to indicate that a query is still
happening. I't could be of the "indeter...
Matt Jones
05:41 PM Bug #65 (Resolved): toolbar "Save" and File->save are different
Clicking on the toolbar "Save" icon, and clicking on the file menu "Save' item
brings up different dialog boxes that...
Matt Jones
02:56 PM Bug #64: opening documents in mde fails because publicID not found
Determined that the comparison fails because the publicid is actually compared
with the options document root name, r...
Matt Jones
02:52 PM Bug #64 (Resolved): opening documents in mde fails because publicID not found
Trying to open a document in mde fails because the comparison of the document
publicID with the publicID stored in t...
Matt Jones


02:38 PM Bug #50: new mdeBean generates NullPointerException when run
Bug fixed by minor changers in code and placing gif files in proper location
(Loding using getResource() appends pack...
Dan Higgins


01:08 PM Bug #50 (Resolved): new mdeBean generates NullPointerException when run
Running the new dmanclinet code with the mdeBean generates a
NullPointerException when a new document is created. Th...
Matt Jones


09:06 AM Bug #10: Current Drive problem
Fixed with new platform independent method for getting current working directory Dan Higgins
09:04 AM Bug #9: Win 98 Not recognized - error in getting working dir
Bug fixed with new platform independent routine for getting working directory Dan Higgins
09:02 AM Bug #37: mde URLs for DTDs are inaccessible to metacat on insert
Public ID now assigned through Options class in mde. Metacat should ignore the
system ID if proper Public ID assigned...
Dan Higgins
08:59 AM Bug #36: mde doesn't handle PUBLIC ids properly
Options class modified to include a PublicID string that is used in the DOCTYPE
element of the XML document created
Dan Higgins


08:42 AM Bug #11: ibm xml parser jar file missing or corrupted
Problem no longer exists. Dan Higgins

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