[Grok-dev] Re: users / authentication / permissions

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Mon May 14 07:46:25 EDT 2007

Oliver Oli wrote:
> with Zope 2 it's pretty easy to create users and set permissions? But
> how to do this in Grok? Let's say I want to write some wiki or blog
> service, where users can create an account and edit their personal
> pages, that only the user itself can edit, but are viewable by
> everybody. What's the right way to do it?

While Grok has a reasonably developed permission story (as explained in 
the post by Tim), creating users (and groups) is still the Zope 3 way. 
This is more complicated for simple cases than it should be. I think 
there is probably room for a 'simple users/groups' story for Zope 3 
(and/or Grok).



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