[development] Menu feature -- can we lose this, please?
dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 11:02:38 UTC 2007
On 06 Mar 2007, at 10:59, Bèr Kessels wrote:
> What you are proposing is a hierarchical permission system (like
> that of LDAP)
> to replace our current node (NOT the Drupal node, the real thing)
> permissions (like that in *nix systems). Our nodebased (NOT the Drupal
> node!!) permission system has worked very well so far. Moving this
> to a
> hierarchical system involves a LOT more then merely a menu
> refactoring. It is
> an architectural decicion with a great impact on how people (can)
> use Drupal.
> We should at least know more about the side-effects. But preferably
> we should
> really know about the underlying concepts and pitfalls. Especially
> because a
> hierarchical permission system, combined with group (Drupal calls
> them roles)
> based systems is generally considered no-go area; because: too
> complex in UI
> and concept.
Ber -- I can't grok your e-mail. Can you elaborate (based on facts
rather than vague metatalk!), please? Thanks!
Dries Buytaert :: http://www.buytaert.net/
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