Message Board in Web & Notes based application
Posted on 2006-07-23
I hv recently deployed an application designed on Lotus with great support from EEE. Let me briefly explain the application and the functionality required from you all. The application is developed on lotus designer with a single nsf file which requestor access through web and the same will be accessed by approvers from lotus notes client and approves the particular request. Once the requestor submits the application in the web, a mail will be sent to approver. Once the approver approves the particular request, again the requestor will be informed by mail.
In this scenario, incase the approver requires any more details or clarification on the particular request, he should be able to request those details in the same form and notify the requestors. The requested further details should be provided by the requestors in the same form where again the apporvers should see the details and if they satisfies then they will approve the form. Now any clarifications for a request are communicated through mail between requestors and approvers. We doesnt' want the users to use mail when a application for the same purpose being launched. Also complete details/clarification and exchange of details between approver and requestor should be captured in the form for future reference. Can we say "message board/chat board"? but it should be saved each time and the other person should not change any details. How can we accomplish this? Friends! Request your help!