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From "Kevin R. Coombes" <>
Subject Re: doc permission mask proposal
Date Wed, 27 Apr 2011 21:56:31 GMT
So it would be possible to have access to a view that allows you see a 
doc that you don't have permission to see? Or am I misinterpreting 

On 4/27/2011 4:43 PM, Benoit Chesneau wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 11:33 PM, Jan Lehnardt<>  wrote:
>> On 27 Apr 2011, at 03:36, Benoit Chesneau wrote:
>>> I'm thinking to add simple permissions handling to a doc by using
>>> _uid, _gid, _mod members to a doc where members are defined like this:
>>> _uid: user owning the doc
>>> _gid: group owning the doc
>>> _mod: octal number, doc mode bits corresponding to chmod(1) values.
>>> By doing this and if enable in settings we could do simple acl
>>> handling like a file system when getting doc. access to views would be
>>> handled by the access to the design doc containing them.
>>> thoughts?
>> How does this address the issue where a reduced value doesn't have an ACL associated
with it?
>> Cheers
>> Jan
>> --
> you can't access to the view or reduce if yu don't have access to the
> design doc in my design. So we don't try to check permissions for each
> docs.
> - benoƮt

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