[Zope3-Users] Re: Denying permissions for 'everybody' - which principals to use?

Stephan Richter srichter at cosmos.phy.tufts.edu
Tue Dec 13 14:54:05 EST 2005

On Friday 02 December 2005 18:03, Jeff Shell wrote:
> Nobody knows? I'm bouncing this up to see if anyone has any input yet.
> I had some other projects come up that put this on hold for a bit, but
> just now looking at the code I realized I still need help. And before
> I go through the joys of experimentation this weekend or early next
> week with all of the combinations I ask here, I thought I'd float this
> by again. The summary of what I say below is: I don't know how to
> programatically deny zope.View to everybody. The implementation I
> currently have challenges the visitor but then still allows access to
> the object in question even if the HTTP auth challenge box is canceled
> out of.

Oh yeah, and make sure that none of your other ZCML gives anonymous certain 

I think a Python session debugging the security check would be good as well. 
Maybe you should start writing a small doctest setting up the interaction and 
the views and the security and see what you get and get not working. It is 
much easier to reason about Python code. :-)

Stephan Richter
CBU Physics & Chemistry (B.S.) / Tufts Physics (Ph.D. student)
Web2k - Web Software Design, Development and Training

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