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From eev...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1002411 - /cassandra/trunk/src/java/org/apache/cassandra/auth/IAuthority.java
Date Tue, 28 Sep 2010 23:14:52 GMT
Author: eevans
Date: Tue Sep 28 23:14:51 2010
New Revision: 1002411

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1002411&view=rev
Log:
update javadocs to reflect changes made in r1002403

Patch by eevans

Modified:
    cassandra/trunk/src/java/org/apache/cassandra/auth/IAuthority.java

Modified: cassandra/trunk/src/java/org/apache/cassandra/auth/IAuthority.java
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/cassandra/trunk/src/java/org/apache/cassandra/auth/IAuthority.java?rev=1002411&r1=1002410&r2=1002411&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- cassandra/trunk/src/java/org/apache/cassandra/auth/IAuthority.java (original)
+++ cassandra/trunk/src/java/org/apache/cassandra/auth/IAuthority.java Tue Sep 28 23:14:51
2010
@@ -40,15 +40,14 @@ import org.apache.cassandra.config.Confi
  *    - String
  *    * The list of keyspaces: READ/WRITE for this resource mean the ability to view/modify
the list of keyspaces.
  *  $ks_name/
- *    - READ, WRITE, READ_VALUE, WRITE_VALUE
+ *    - READ, WRITE
  *    - String
- *    * An individual keyspace: READ/WRITE mean the ability to view/modify the list of column
families. Since this
- *      is the last entry in the current hierarchy, READ/WRITE_VALUE apply recursively to
ancestor _data_ of this keyspace.
+ *    * An individual keyspace: READ/WRITE permissions apply to the entire namespace and
control the ability to both
+ *      view and manipulate column families, and to read and write the data contained within.
  * 
  * Over time Cassandra _may_ add additional authorize calls for resources higher or lower
in the hierarchy and
  * IAuthority implementations should be able to handle these calls (although many will choose
to ignore them
- * completely). As authorize calls are added for child resources like {{<cf_name>/}},
the READ/WRITE_VALUE permissions
- * will move to the lowest checked level, and will be deprecated at higher levels.
+ * completely).
  * 
  * NB: {{/cassandra/}} will not be checked for permissions via a call to IAuthority.authorize,
so IAuthority
  * implementations can only deny access when a user attempts to access an ancestor resource.



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