[development] Incorporate RoleAssign module into User module?

Metzler, David metzlerd at evergreen.edu
Thu Oct 19 16:36:10 UTC 2006

I would support this idea as well.  Letting someone define "what a role
can do" and "who's in a role" should be different privileges, IMHO. 


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[mailto:development-bounces at drupal.org] On Behalf Of Mark Hope
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I support the idea.
Makes complete sense to me.

I wasn't aware of the module - I'll take a look as I'm delegating that
task right now.


On 19 Oct 2006, at 16:45, Thomas Barregren wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> It has been suggested [1] to me that the RoleAssign module [2] of mine

> should be part of core.
> RoleAssign introduce the |assign roles| permission. While editing a 
> user's account information, a user with this permission will be able 
> to select roles for the user from a set of available roles. Roles 
> available are configured by users with the |administer access control|

> permission. Thus, RoleAssign lets site administrators delegate 
> assignment of selected roles.
> I see the point to incorporate this kind of functionality with the 
> User module. So now I am wondering if there is any support for that 
> idea.

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