[Zope-dev] acl_users

Steve Alexander steve@cat-box.net
Thu, 21 Sep 2000 10:03:15 +0100

Phillip J. Eby wrote:

> In AccessControl/User.py, acl_users is used as the name of user folder
> objects in their classes, and in the constructor, code checks for an
> existing "acl_users" object to prevent dual-adding user folders.  This
> could be changed to check whether __allow_groups__ has an id, and then
> checking whether that 'id' exists.  

I've read through all the Zope source that uses __allow_groups__, so I 
think I know what it is used for.

What I can't work out is, why is this value called __allow_groups__ ?

Can anyone offer any insight?

Steve Alexander
Software Engineer
Cat-Box limited