[Zope] Zope and roles and hierarchy

Andreas Jung lists at andreas-jung.com
Fri Feb 10 01:20:58 EST 2006

--On 9. Februar 2006 19:44:37 -0800 David <bluepaul at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Hello Zope,
> Is it true that even though a user Role like 'author' is defined at zope
> root that users defined lower in the hierarchy *also*  with role 'author'
> cannot access objects at root with role 'author' and permissions of view
> and access?
> The online zope book seems to say so.

This is absolutely true (and clear since you are only authenticated on the 
level and below where your user account is defined).

> If so, couldn't we have some extra attribute to a role like "upwardly
> mobile"? (I want to share a code base for several folders sub-folders and
> I do not wanta to give it anonymous access).

If you want to share something then make it available on a level where all 
related users have the necessary rights.

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