[Zope] ownership fun and games.

Chris Withers chrisw@nipltd.com
Mon, 12 May 2003 16:07:39 +0100

Anthony Baxter wrote:
>>>>Chris Withers wrote
>>Anthony Baxter wrote:
>>>So we had a couple of people who'd been working on zope here leave, and
>>>their user objects got deleted. 
>>That wasn't a good idea ;-) Much better to just set their passwords to 
>>something random...
> That's a pragmatic approach, sure. But it sucks arse as a general rule.

Not if you have any kind of need for an audit trail.
You want to know who did what, and when.
The approach I suggested is particularly handy as you get a transaction entry 
when yo ureset their password, so you can tell when they should have stopped 
doing things ;-)