[pmwiki-users] PmWiki Magazine proposed Submission/Approval Process
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Sun Oct 1 15:41:31 CDT 2006
On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 04:34:27PM -0400, Henrik Bechmann wrote:
> Is "insert" the best name for this, vs. "append"?
It's "insert" because there are options to have text to
be added at various points within the page, as opposed
to always being "at the end".
> Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> >On Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 09:01:37PM -0500, Ben Wilson wrote:
> >>It sounds like we're almost to the point of having a "Draft"
> >>permission level, which is somewhere between "Read" and "Edit." In
> >>addition to the "Comment," which sounds like it's a permission in the
> >>same ballpark. Should we expect permissions to be (in decending order)
> >>Admin, Edit, Draft, Comment, Read?
> >Just to avoid potential future confusion...
> >I don't think of permission levels as having an intrinsic "order"
> >to them as implied here, nor does PmWiki implement them that way.
> >For example, just because someone has permission to add comments
> >to a page doesn't automatically imply they can read it. (Consider
> >the case where comments are stored separately from the page being
> >commented upon.)
> >Also, "draft" doesn't sound to me like a separate permission level,
> >if we need something like this, then it likely will be handled
> >in terms of edit permissions on the "-Draft" pages. But I'm
> >still mulling this over (and PmWikiPhilosophy #3 applies here).
> >Essentially, PmWiki's core permission levels will be read, edit,
> >insert (comment), upload, attr, and admin.
> > - anyone with admin permission can do anything
> > - if a page doesn't have an edit password, it uses the read password
> > - if a page doesn't have an insert password, it uses the edit password
> > - if a page doesn't have an attr password, it uses the edit password
> >It might look to many that this has "insert" and "edit" backwards --
> >i.e., that "edit should be a higher level than insert". But I think
> >this is contrary to what authors will expect. If as a page author
> >I put an edit password on a page, I don't expect people to be able
> >to later sneak content into the page by using ?action=insert or
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> Henrik Bechmann
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