[development] Even more flexibility in content management
larry at garfieldtech.com
Thu Dec 28 22:28:55 UTC 2006
On Thursday 28 December 2006 3:23 pm, Zohar Stolar wrote:
> I encounter more and more situations where I want to delegate the
> publishing options permission to a specific role, but only to one content
> type, otherwise I have to give the person control over the whole site's
> Such a change should be done through core, so actually my questions are:
> Is there any work on this direction / open issue?
Lots of separate patches that make permissions more fine-grained in various
areas, but no mega-patch that I know of.
> Are there already any conclusions?
More-fine-grained-permission patches keep getting accepted, so my conclusion
is that it's an accepted direction to be moving.
> Should I start writing a patch :-) ?
I've previously stated that there are 7 CRUD permissions: Create, View, View
Own, Edit, Edit Own, Delete, Delete Own. With dynamic types from node
module, it should be quite feasible to provide that full set to all
node-module-based nodes for D6. (Completely custom nodes are largely on
their own currently, and I'm not sure how to change that other than leading
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"If nature has made any one thing less susceptible than all others of
exclusive property, it is the action of the thinking power called an idea,
which an individual may exclusively possess as long as he keeps it to
himself; but the moment it is divulged, it forces itself into the possession
of every one, and the receiver cannot dispossess himself of it." -- Thomas
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