Who sees whom, a guide to guest visibility with Batman & Robin

Hi :wave:,

When working with guests, I am always confused by who sees who, because in a lot of cases a guest will see another guest as “Private user”. So they basically see comments like “Hey Bryan, Private user will help you with this, unless you talked with Private user already. I know he asked Private user a while back.” :sweat_smile:

I wanted to understand once and for all how this worked, and invited Batman and Robin on a “Save Gotham” task. Here goes.

TLDR; guests only see each other if they are project members or team members. If you prefer a video, here are my explanations https://youtu.be/OnOV-MzzUHg

Note: one of the account was stuck with French, so “Utilisateur Privé” and “Up” stand for “Private User” and “Pu”. :fr:




:rocket: Batman and Robin as collaborators
They are not project members nor team members.
Note: followers are being renamed “collaborators”

  • :eye: What I see

  • :eye: What Batman sees

  • :eye: What Robin sees

Conclusion: when guest are only followers, they don’t see each other.




:rocket: Task assigned to Batman, Robin as a follower
They are not project members nor team members, but Batman is assigned on the task

Conclusion: being assigned on the task does not give you any more visibility, neither to you or others




:rocket: Batman added to project members, Robin as a follower
Same as before.
Conclusion: being added as a project member does not give you any more visibility, neither to you or others




:rocket: Batman added to team members, Robin as a follower
Same as before.
Conclusion: being added as a team member does not give you any more visibility, neither to you or others




:rocket: Batman and Robin both added as project members, or both team members, or one team member and the other project member

Conclusion: all guests that are project members or team members see each other, but they don’t see other guests, and other guests don’t see them either.

I hope that helps! :wave:

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Amazing explanation!! Thanks to these examples Gotham will be save :wink:
Seriously speaking, thanks for the info. It’s very helpfull!

Roberto G.
Spanish Asana User

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Another brilliant post @Bastien_Siebman, thank you for your help, creativity and support :heart:

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I totally didn’t’ know this!

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Ditto on the brilliant & creative “Batcall” I did not even know that I needed. Thanks @Bastien_Siebman

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In correct English, it is “Who sees whom” right? Nobody cared to correct me ^^

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@Bastien_Siebman, Whom is asking? :laughing:

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Don’t make fun of me and tell me what is correct :slight_smile:

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I think you know I wasn’t making fun of you, just the English language, and since you write better than me (or should that be “…write better than I do”???), and even have corrected errors in this native speaker’s written English!

In https://www.quora.com/What-does-the-word-whom-really-mean-Can-I-use-who-instead-of-whom it says:

All that said, “whom” has lost a lot of its usage. Very few people use it in everyday speech anymore, and even the phrasings that would make use of it have fallen out of style. Thus, it’s not uncommon to hear “who” used in situations where “whom” would be more appropriate.

Give it another few decades, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see “whom” be considered an archaic word.

In other words, many of us didn’t notice there was anything wrong with “Who sees who” but I’d say the way you have it now is more correct.

Congratulations to anyone who has learned English; I’m not sure how that was possible,

Larry

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