[Zope-CMF] Content types per role

Alexander Limi limi at plone.org
Wed Dec 17 20:42:14 EST 2003

On Wed, 17 Dec 2003 17:31:54 -0600, alan runyan <runyaga at runyaga.com>  

> well.  either in Plone or in CMF we need to allow Portal/Plone folders  
> to be able to
> override this method to constrain what content types can be created per  
> Folder instance.
> currently its too coarse grain for InfoArchitects to constrain what  
> content can be added to
> specific folders (currently you end up w/ portal_type explosion).

This touches on the #1 thing I would like to see in the CMF:

Permissions for each content type, so you can restrict it so that only  
Managers can add MessageBoards, and one type (role) of user can only add  
Documents, while another can add Documents, Events and Images - as an  

I know little about the internals of CMF in this matter, but I've noticed  
that there's only a generic "Add portal content" permission.

How hard would this be to fix in CMF 1.5 or 1.6?


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