[Zope-CMF] Re: What is a member?
fg at nuxeo.com
Fri Jul 1 10:13:39 EDT 2005
Tom Dossis <td at yoma.com.au> wrote:
> > Florent Guillaume wrote:
> >> What is it really to be a member of a portal ?
> >> 1) we have the Member role, but nowhere is it enforced that members
> must be Member.
> > members represent users that are allowed to login to the portal and
> use features of the site that are not public. They might have different
> global or local Roles.
> > The 'Member' Role represents a basic set of Permissions common
> members have for the site. Sometimes this Role represents the least
> common denominator and all members have the 'Member' Role. In other
> cases members with Roles like 'Reviewer' or 'Manager' don't have a
> 'Member' Role. I would not enforce one policy.
> That's pretty subtle.
> I've added a third party role, 'Customer' to my CMF site. I don't want
> this role to 'add portal content'. I have member folder auto creation
> 'on' for my standard 'Members'. But this means my Customer's also have
> a folder object created for them - which I don't want.
> Is it simply a case of 'patch' my CMF MembershipTool to only do this
> if user.has_role('Member') ... ?
> Or should I be looking at it from a different perspective?
That's a reasonable patch, yes, and the right place to do it.
Florent Guillaume, Nuxeo (Paris, France) CTO, Director of R&D
+33 1 40 33 71 59 http://nuxeo.com fg at nuxeo.com
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