[development] Menu feature -- can we lose this, please?

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Mon Mar 5 23:26:27 UTC 2007

Karoly Negyesi wrote:
> Hi,
> One of the biggest problems I am facing is a feature that happened 
> somewhat accidentally in the old menu system.
> If you give administer comments right to someone and no other administer 
> permission then you will see a 'Comments' link along with 'My account' 
> and 'Logout'. This 'bubbling' just kills the new system.
> So, what about we get rid of it for good? admin, admin/by-task, 
> admin/compact, admin/by-module, admin/logs, admin/help has access 
> administration pages and their children have this permission, too. 
> admin/settings, admin/content, admin/build and admin/user is currently 
> set to administer site configuration . While it has logic in it, I would 
> like to see a permission for the collection pages listed here which is 
> not used anywhere else. Then you give your admin 'see admin pages' 
> rights which in itself does not grant you any admin priviledges and also 
> administer comments. However this comments admin user would see a very 
> empty admin/build page, for example. With a nice message, probably.
> Is this acceptable?

I am not sure I am getting what you are saying, but if you that saying 
that if a user doesn't have access rights to foo he won't have access 
rights to foo/bar then I am all for it.


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