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Re: [mpc-dev] Auto-filter MPC based on Eclipse Package

@benjamin,  when MPC is first started, what is the product code sent to get the featured list?  Is that product code an extermalized string that can be customized by EPP?   Nathan, can confirm but I think the backend does look at the code.

@eric on the backend we have rules on what solutions we return.  For instance, we only return listings that have proper IUs setup so they can actually be installed  We also only return listings that are licensed oss or from Foundation member companies.

On 5/9/2012 2:49 PM, ERIC CLONINGER wrote:
Hi Ben,

This definitely paints a clearer picture.

To dig a little further, if the Eclipse Marketplace backend were to
handle that parameter and return some results, would it be to the full
set of solutions? I don't want anything to prevent users from seeing
all the solutions, but it would be nice if the solutions for mobile
and embedded devices were listed first.

I say this, since the user has chosen a specific package, presumably
he wants solutions for those roles. At least at first, then they can
look for other tools to fulfill their job role.



On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Benjamin Muskalla
<benjamin.muskalla@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

The MPC client actually sends the product id as part of the MPC requestst to
the server (eg. &product=org.eclipse.epp.package.rcp.product).
This way the server can actually response with different features for a
particular product (or EPP package as they have their own product). As far
as I know, the Eclipse Marketplace currently ignores the product attribute.

Hope that helps,

On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 5:22 PM, ERIC CLONINGER <dcp874@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hello all,

I'm working on a new EPP project for mobile devices, as described by this

Ian and I were discussing how this package would operate and I have a
thought. Would it be possible for MPC to load with the filters
pre-selected based on the package? Perhaps some bit of data about the
package itself could be fed into MPC or read from the initial query to
know which filters to apply.


Eric Cloninger (ericc@xxxxxxxxxxxx)
Product Line Manager, MOTODEV Tools
Eclipse Sequoyah Project Lead
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Benjamin Muskalla
Software Engineer, Tasktop Sync
Committer, Eclipse Mylyn, Eclipse EGit

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Ian Skerrett
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Eclipse Foundation
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