[Tracker-discuss] Managing the tracker metadata options

Stefan Seefeld seefeld at sympatico.ca
Tue Jan 16 07:56:36 CET 2007

Erik Forsberg wrote:
> "Brett Cannon" <brett at python.org> writes:
>>> I just wanted to find out who is going to be able to make users a
>>> Developer?  Or how about removing keywords, adding new versions, or
>>> editing the components list?
> In addition to the 'User' and 'Developer' roles, there is also the
> 'Coordinator' role, which, if I read the permissions part of the
> schema correctly, can edit for example keywords, versions, etc. 
> Stefan did most of the schema design, so he'll have to correct me if
> I'm wrong.

You are correct, the intend was to let coordinators make additions
to the various enumerations (such as keywords, types, versions, etc.).

> When it comes to being able to add roles to user, I'm not entirely
> sure how it works right now. We need to investigate that, but I think
> it's a good idea to make it possible for Coordinators to add the
> Developer role to people that are only User. 

I agree. And probably also to assign the 'Coordinator' role to others.
(Who else would be able to do that ? :-) )



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