By Rebecca Hall on 10 Sep 2010
Add data on component section of this website stating if components that are considered "Add-ons" are being used for the components.  I have found a few using BPT and we currently don't have this installed in our environment.  This will save time downloading a component only to find that you can't use it anyway.
J.13 Sep 2010

bit tough to understand your post (not to mention the title)
but I agree what you are saying.

should be something like

Component X
Stand-alone: Yes

Component X
Stand-alone: No
Components needed: Enterprise Manager, ....

This indeed will be nice to see this on the selection page.

In the detaild page of the components you quickly look over it.

I had the same problem with the BPT.
Paulo Tavares16 Sep 2010
Hi Rebecca.

The components are supposed to clearly state their requirements in their description page:

Have you downloaded a component whose description didn't mention it? Or are you suggesting having that information in the list page, with all the components?


Rebecca Hall16 Sep 2010
I think it was the content management system I was trying to download so I could see how it was working.  It does not show dependencies on this page, not even which version of outsystems.  It would be helpful to require this information to be included.  I'm wondering if there is some way to automatically get this information when the oml is uploaded.  The references dashboard component is able to extract the kind of information needed.
Paulo Tavares16 Sep 2010
You are absolutely right, and I apologize for that.

We'll make that field mandatory, so that nobody will submit components without the System Requirements.

If you happen to know which components you have tried out, and which of them required BPM and don't state it, please let me know - probably by PM, so we don't clutter this - and I'll fix them ASAP.

Thanks a lot for the feedback, and sorry for the trouble.


Paulo Tavares