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From "David Sean Taylor" <da...@bluesunrise.com>
Subject RE: Users and Groups
Date Mon, 20 May 2002 17:38:31 GMT
> I also remember that Jetspeed assumes just one Group, the one 
> called "Jetspeed".  I need to change this so that we have 
> full multiple group support.  Anybody worried about this?

Yes.
I prefer we keep it the same for backward compatiblity until an
alternative security service is put in place

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glenn Golden [mailto:ggolden@umich.edu] 
> Sent: Monday, May 20, 2002 10:37 AM
> To: 'Jetspeed Developers List'
> Subject: RE: Users and Groups
> 
> 
> Ok, the "turbine thing" in all this is that it provides a 
> triplet mapping:
> 
> User - Group - Role.
> 
> To say that User U has role R in group G.
> 
> So, "member" is a Role, and by giving a user this Member Role 
> * IN A GROUP * that covers what I am looking for, I think!
> 
> I also remember that Jetspeed assumes just one Group, the one 
> called "Jetspeed".  I need to change this so that we have 
> full multiple group support.  Anybody worried about this?
> 
> - Glenn
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Glenn Golden [mailto:ggolden@umich.edu]
> > Sent: Monday, May 20, 2002 12:39 PM
> > To: Jetspeed-Dev (jetspeed-dev@jakarta.apache.org)
> > Subject: Users and Groups
> > 
> > 
> > We seem to have a little hole in Jetspeed user / security...
> > Groups can be created, Users can be assigned Roles, but users 
> > cannot be assigned to groups.
> > 
> > What is a group if not a bunch of users with a shared portal
> > page.  Is "group" in Jetspeed a Turbine defined thing? Am I 
> > making up a new definition of "group" here?  If so, does 
> > anybody have a problem with this as our new definition of group?
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> > - Glenn
> >  
> > --------------------------------------------
> > Glenn R. Golden, Systems Research Programmer
> > University of Michigan School of Information
> > ggolden@umich.edu               734-615-1419
> > --------------------------------------------
> > 
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