[Mondrian] XMLA requests don't return invisible members

Julian Hyde jhyde at pentaho.com
Wed Apr 16 00:15:05 EDT 2008

Mondrian's XMLA server does not return members that are flagged as
invisible. This seems a little strange to me, since the XMLA provides an
attribute IS_MEMBER_VISIBLE and we could simply return the member with
Here are the two changes that implemented this behavior:

*	7052 emberson "XMLA was not paying attention to the measure visible
flag/property" http://perforce.eigenbase.org:8080/@md=d

*	8424 jhyde "XMLA requests emit regular and calculated members, but
only if visible. (Contributed by Bart Pappyn.)"

Can the contributors please comment why they needed this behavior, and why
it was not acceptable to simply emit invisible members with
This behavior makes it difficult for the XMLA olap4j driver to be compatible
with the mondrian olap4j driver. So, I'd like to reverse this behavior, and
have MDSCHEMA_MEMBERS return all members, visible and invisible. Let me know
if this would cause problems.
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