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Can anyone offer some explanation as to what the "External unenrol action" setting in the Course meta link plugin does? [[User:Jon Witts|Jon Witts]] ([[User talk:Jon Witts|talk]]) 03:54, 27 November 2014 (AWST)
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One little (not so little) annoyance with the meta-link enrol is that here and there we use different nomenclatures to point to them (linked and meta, child and meta)... and I always end looking to the Docs or code to see which one is every one. I'd suggest to move to something like source/target or, alternatively, at very least, define clearly what is the child course and what's the meta course. Of course that applies to both Docs and Moodle UI.
 
One little (not so little) annoyance with the meta-link enrol is that here and there we use different nomenclatures to point to them (linked and meta, child and meta)... and I always end looking to the Docs or code to see which one is every one. I'd suggest to move to something like source/target or, alternatively, at very least, define clearly what is the child course and what's the meta course. Of course that applies to both Docs and Moodle UI.
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[[User:Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)|Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)]] ([[User talk:Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)|talk]]) 01:25, 29 April 2015 (AWST)
 
[[User:Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)|Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)]] ([[User talk:Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)|talk]]) 01:25, 29 April 2015 (AWST)
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==Reply to Eloy==
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Agreed  - I was using "linked courses" for the docs (and screencast) and have kept away form child and meta. I think we should abandon child and parent (as I always thought they should have been the other way around anyway) and the word meta doesn't mean much to someone non-technical like myself. Source and Target are fine - we just all need to agree.
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--[[User:Mary Cooch|Mary Cooch]] ([[User talk:Mary Cooch|talk]]) 18:02, 29 April 2015 (AWST)

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One little (not so little) annoyance with the meta-link enrol is that here and there we use different nomenclatures to point to them (linked and meta, child and meta)... and I always end looking to the Docs or code to see which one is every one. I'd suggest to move to something like source/target or, alternatively, at very least, define clearly what is the child course and what's the meta course. Of course that applies to both Docs and Moodle UI.

In other words. I've not idea about the best alternative, but can confirm that the current situation leads me to confusion every time I look (not often, surely that contributes to the confusion, be warned).

Surely this is something that can wait for 3.0 or so, not critical at all.

Eloy Lafuente (stronk7) (talk) 01:25, 29 April 2015 (AWST)

Reply to Eloy

Agreed - I was using "linked courses" for the docs (and screencast) and have kept away form child and meta. I think we should abandon child and parent (as I always thought they should have been the other way around anyway) and the word meta doesn't mean much to someone non-technical like myself. Source and Target are fine - we just all need to agree. --Mary Cooch (talk) 18:02, 29 April 2015 (AWST)