[xwiki-devs] [VOTE] Allow "delete" right by default
sergiu at xwiki.com
Thu Feb 23 18:15:00 UTC 2012
On 02/23/2012 12:13 PM, Andreas Jonsson wrote:
> As I see it, it is the fact that admin right is allowed by default that
> is an irregularity. Currently, the initial import relies on these
> default admin rights, and it is expected that the imported contents
> configure the admin right appropriately.
> In a standard wiki-setting, I would expect that "delete", "admin", and
> "programming" are denied to most users and it seems to me natural that
> the default is "deny" for these. So if this is a matter of consistency,
> I would rather see a new mechanism (e.g., a special "uninitialized"
> state of the wiki) to make it possible to change the default to "deny"
> also for admin rights.
> Best Regards,
I agree with Andreas, so I'm -1 as well.
It's strange that the "admin" right doesn't grant delete... I'd
investigate that instead.
> 2012-02-23 16:02, Thomas Mortagne skrev:
>> Right now on an empty wiki you have all the rights except "delete"
>> (and register).
>> So this means that you have "admin" right but you don't have "delete" rights...
>> This does not make much sense and I anyway I don't see why delete has
>> this special rule.
>> Any idea ?
>> Here is my +1 to remove the special handling of "delete" default right.
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