Chapter 3. Using the Default Workflows

MOSS ships with a number of preconfigured workflows out-of-the-box. WSS ships with only one. Each workflow provides immediate value, and also serves as a sample for developers who need to create their own workflows.

The MOSS workflows are more interesting and a bit more relevant in a document scenario than the WSS workflow. However, the one WSS workflow is intriguing as it is fairly generic, though still quite useful across multiple scenarios. This chapter explores the default workflows and the experience they provide to end users.

The first thing that it is important to understand is that, just like the previous version of SharePoint, WSS is the core product and MOSS extends it. From a Workflow perspective, ...

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