[geeklog-devel] Group Admin revisited

Blaine Lang geeklog at langfamily.ca
Mon Jan 26 17:51:38 EST 2004

If it performed that way - only able to assign members to groups he/she
belonged to - it may actually be more useful.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dirk Haun" <dirk at haun-online.de>
To: <geeklog-devel at lists.geeklog.net>
Sent: Monday, January 26, 2004 5:13 PM
Subject: [geeklog-devel] Group Admin revisited

> In the wake of bug #135 (Group Admin can become Root - fixed with the
> latest security release), I'd like to discuss the idea behind how Group
> Admin works at the moment.
> Samuel Stone, who found the above bug, wrote:
> >There is another issue.  While the Root access
> >problem is solved, I can not limit permission on other items if I give
> >that person Users Admin permission.
> >
> >For example, I give him User Admin but not Plugin Admin.  He can still
> >change his own user permission to include Plugin Admin.
> >
> >I think the logic is to hide all the non-permitted check boxes for the
> >Users admin.
> My first reaction was "okay, so maybe we need two sorts of Group Admins".
> But the more I think about it, the more Sam's suggestion makes sense.
> Is there any reason why a Group Admin should be able to assign someone to
> a group in which he himself is not a member? I can't think of one. Tony?
> Anyone?
> bye, Dirk
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