[Zope] Zope and roles and hierarchy

Kees de Brabander cj.de.brabander at hccnet.nl
Fri Feb 10 04:11:05 EST 2006

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David" <bluepaul at earthlink.net>
To: "zope user list" <zope at zope.org>
Sent: Friday, February 10, 2006 4:44 AM
Subject: [Zope] Zope and roles and hierarchy

> 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.
> 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).
I second that. This used to be possible, at least up to zope 2.7.3. Not any
more in 2.7.8.
The loss of this feature makes the acquisition concept obsolete to some

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