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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: doc permission mask proposal
Date Wed, 27 Apr 2011 21:33:40 GMT

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


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