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Re: Explanation ID

And let me repeat. Order number is used for rendering. It is not
used for control.

Anatoly Volynets wrote:
> Again, we can implement the simple work-flow via "display-number" as the
> matter of choice for authors and teachers... if we decide to do so. As
> of today I thought all topics are displayed in a course contents
> (subtopics, problem blocs, etc.) as links and thus can be reached by a
> student in any order he wants. An author may imply and recommend certain
> order of studying, but he could not enforce it thus far.
> Ilya A. Volynets-Evenbakh wrote:
>> "Number" here is sequence number - it affects order in which
>> topics are displayed to Student.
>> Anatoly Volynets wrote:
>>> I'm looking through the specs. Below is excerpt from the Explanation
>>> paragraph. I don't understand the idea of the number in it. The same
>>> explanation is not likely to be used for different topics, because it is
>>> an explanation of _certain_ topic! It can be used in other UMOs, beyond
>>> this course.  So, the number, if has any sense here, is number of
>>> explanation only, to imply the quantity of them that had been written
>>> for THIS topic. I'm not sure about "specific title" then. Probably the
>>> number will serve identification for a user purpose good enough.
>>> Specific title can be an optional feature if it calls for itself: I am
>>> so specific, you ought to remember me by name!
>>> Title is <the same as of its Topic>dot<Specific title>
>>>  Number, starting with 1, incrementing by 1
>>>  Number is really associated with Topic, not with explanation, as an
>>> explanation
>>>  can be shared between different topics.

Ilya A. Volynets-Evenbakh
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