[development] access control APIs
metzlerd at evergreen.edu
Thu Aug 24 14:59:06 UTC 2006
I've been working up a patch to submit for simple_access. Basically,
I'm trying to achieve the concept of letting a student say "only share
this node with the faculty ", but of course the students aren't and
shouuldn't in the faculty role.
I'm sort of stuck.
I had no problem modifying simple_access to display all the groups, but
reading the API documentation, I'm unclear as to whether there's a hook
that will let me override the permissions behavior defined in the
If I read correctly hook_access only applies to nodes that I define in
my module, but I was looking for site wide behavior.
Can hook_node_grants be leveraged to do this? It's a little unclear to
me from the docs. Is there a different recommended strategy?
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