The assignment url (deep link) provided by the AssignmentService to instructors is not working. The format generated is something like this:
but the doView_assignment method is actually expecting a reference as the assignment id parameter. This method is working that way with other calls coming from vm files.
Not sure how to test it at the moment, but the future course dates feature we're working on (https://jira.sakaiproject.org/browse/FARM-5) makes use of these urls.