[Zope-CMF] Re: Content types per role

Yuppie schubbe at web.de
Thu Dec 18 06:10:09 EST 2003


Alexander Limi wrote:
> 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  example.
> 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.

There are also 'Add portal topics', 'Add portal folders' and 'Add portal 
events'. But that doesn't make things much better.

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

Are you talking about site wide or about per folder permissions?

In March chrisw posted a proposal for site wide permissions 
<http://mail.zope.org/pipermail/zope-cmf/2003-March/017892.html> but it 
seems he never found the time to implement it :-(


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