bugSELF Platform - Bugs: bug #23292, Permalink / tinyURL / alias to LO


bug #23292: Permalink / tinyURL / alias to LO

Submitted by:  Wouter Tebbens <wtebbens>
Submitted on:  Mon 19 May 2008 08:39:37 AM UTC  
Category: user interfaceSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: feature requestStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Open

Add a New Comment(Rich Markup)

You are not logged in

Please log in, so followups can be emailed to you.


Mon 19 May 2008 08:39:37 AM UTC, original submission:

Right now the URL for a consolidated Learning Object ("course") is built up like <domain>/SELF/lessonsview?ssid=XXXX. (where "SELF" is redundant).

As has been discussed in the TEG in October 2007, authors of Learning Objects that reach a certain threshold would be given a small privilege in the form of the ability to create an alias URL for their Learning Object (for that specific version of the LO). This provides the authors with a small reward and distinguishes the created LO from the rest and shows the maturity of the LO.

Such alias, tinyURL or permalink should be built up as follows:
<domain>/<LO-name-release/ of which the author can only establish the "LO-name" and the release should be a consecutive number (integer) generated by the system.

This feature becomes available only after the LO has reached a certain threshold related to the popularity (see QA mechanisms).

Only the main authors of such LO can make use of the feature. These are the ones that have a contribution ratio of at least 10% to the object.

Wouter Tebbens <wtebbens>
Project Member


(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

Attach File(s):

No files currently attached


Depends on the following items: None found

Items that depend on this one: None found


Carbon-Copy List
  • -unavailable- added by wtebbens (Submitted the item)
  • -unavailable- added by wtebbens

    Do you think this task is very important?
    If so, you can click here to add your encouragement to it.
    This task has 0 encouragements so far.

    Only logged-in users can vote.


    Please enter the title of George Orwell's famous dystopian book (it's a date):



    Follows 1 latest change.

    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Mon 19 May 2008 08:39:37 AM UTCwtebbensCarbon-Copy-=>Added -unavailable-

    Back to the top

    Powered by Savane 3.1-cleanup1