web client: better label for 'publicly visible' buckets

Bug #1717996 reported by Kathy Lussier on 2017-09-18
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Bug Description

In the web client, there is a new option for copy and record buckets to make them 'publicly visible'.

The 'publicly visible?' flag allows staff that do not have VIEW_CONTAINER permissions at the right depth to view the bucket. However, a staff login is required to view the bucket, so the bucket isn't really visible to the public.

I think the label should be changed so that it doesn't give the impression that the bucket can be shared with the public at large.

'Shared?' might work, but others may have a better idea.

Kathy Lussier (klussier) wrote :

I noticed that patron buckets say 'staff sharable.' This is better than publicly visible. I still prefer "Shared", but if we keep it as staff sharable, we should probably spell it as shareable. http://grammarist.com/spelling/sharable-shareable/

Mike Rylander (mrylander) wrote :

FWIW, the "pub" bool column on record and copy buckets allows them to be used in searches, as well as to be shared between staff. Perhaps "Shareable" without "Staff" is best? I'm OK with "Shared" if that's the consensus, but that suggests that they are directly accessible through some list interface, which isn't true today except by the owner.

Kathy Lussier (klussier) on 2017-11-27
Changed in evergreen:
assignee: nobody → Kathy Lussier (klussier)
Elizabeth Thomsen (et-8) wrote :

Just agreeing that this should be changed to Shareable (with or without the word staff.) Publicly visible implies that this turns the bucket into a bookbag, which would be cool, but isn't what happens here. The priority is low because it doesn't affect functionality, but unclear wording like this requires repeated clarification.

Kathy Lussier (klussier) on 2018-11-27
Changed in evergreen:
assignee: Kathy Lussier (klussier) → nobody
Elaine Hardy (ehardy) wrote :

+1 for Shareable

Changed in evergreen:
assignee: nobody → Tiffany Little (tslittle)
Jennifer Weston (jweston) wrote :

+1 for Shareable

tags: added: buckets
Tiffany Little (tslittle) wrote :

Patch for review here:


I also added a tooltip next to it to expand on what 'shareable' actually means for these buckets.

tags: added: pullrequest
Changed in evergreen:
assignee: Tiffany Little (tslittle) → nobody
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