In Lawson Smart Office (LSO) version 10.0.0 two generic URI parameters were added to support modal tasks. The requirement was to be able to launch any LSO URI in a modal window.
A modal window is a child window that requires users to interact with it before they can return to operating the parent application (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modal_window). There are many scenarios where this could be useful (if a modal behavior is desired) such as Mashups, personalized links, navigator links, canvas shortcuts etc. Continue reading