prototype progress

David S. Cargo (
Fri, 13 Feb 98 18:05:02 CST

Date: Fri, 13 Feb 98 18:05:02 CST
From: (David S. Cargo)
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Subject: prototype progress

I had the opportunity to work on the prototype this afternoon. I can't
say I accomplished great things, but I hope to make more progress this

What I have done (and what's still in the middle of being developed and
not available to anybody else yet), is start to implement the filter
tab to the point that people can create, view, modify, and delete filters.
I did a bunch of experiements, and what I have now will show a filter
on the GUI. What I will add will allow a filter to be saved. I anticipate
having to add buttons for edit, save, and undo. (This is in addition to the
add button.) These will now be more straightforward, since I know how
the underlying data are manipulated. Keep these buttons in mind for the

When filters are first added, they match any subject, any date, and their
action is to discard. They have to be edited to change those characteristics.