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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-464) Enhance Derby by adding grant/revoke support. Grant/Revoke provide finner level of privileges than currently provided by Derby that is especially useful in network configurations.
Date Thu, 27 Oct 2005 02:48:30 GMT
Francois Orsini wrote:

> Agreed since we always made it clear that users could be defined at the
> system and/or database level ;)
> 
> However, even as of today, databases can be dependent on users defined
> at the system level if you have 'derby.database.propertiesOnly' set to
> false which is the default I believe ;)
> 
> What I meant to say is: (and this was in the context of Grant&Revoke
> access to database(s) when users are defined at the system level in my
> case which I think we'll be the most popular choice - 80/20 rule)

Yep, flexibility is good. As long as we continue to support
self-contained databases. A system database would be a significant new
feature.

Of course, I'm unclear on exactly what you are proposing, is it a new
authentication scheme or something else? I eagerly await the functional
spec/proposal. :-)

Dan.



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