[development] Granular Permissions for Administer Content Types

Shai Gluskin shai at content2zero.com
Sat Dec 5 07:30:51 UTC 2009

Oh, one more thing...,

I think in D7 the fields Ui and functionality have been separated. So,  
it's conceivable that a simplified fields UI module could be written  
for conrib that would make creating a new content type easier, making  
more assumptions and giving the user fewer choices.


Shai Gluskin

On Dec 5, 2009, at 1:25 AM, Jerad Bitner <sirkitree at gmail.com> wrote:

> 'Create [content type]' should already be there - then there is 'edit
> all [content type]', 'delete all [content type]' as well as 'edit own
> [content type]' and 'delete own [content type]'.
> Are you looking for 'administer [content type]' to do more than this?
> Maybe I've had too much scotch tonight? Am I misunderstanding the  
> question?
> On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 10:48 PM, Shai Gluskin  
> <shai at content2zero.com> wrote:
>> Anyone know of a module that adds granual permissions to "administer
>> content-types"?
>> I'm looking for
>> * create content-type
>> * administer own content-type
>> If the module does't aleady exist... I'm wondering about approaches  
>> in
>> making it. It seems like simply adding a contenttype-user table is  
>> the key
>> first step. But I don't know a lot about Drupal's access control  
>> system.
>> Ideas?
>> Thanks,
>> Shai Gluskin
> -- 
> ~Jerad Bitner
> CTO ~ Rapid Waters Development
> http://rapidwatersdev.com

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