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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Dynamic or Static Access Control Lists
Date Sun, 21 Nov 2004 13:49:26 GMT
Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> El dom, 21-11-2004 a las 09:13, Alex Batlin escribió:
>>Has anyone configured Forrest to allow user to provide userid and
>>password, and then generated documents based on their role/group.
>>Document elements can then be tagged with role/group. I am thinking of
>>the way profiling is done in DocCook.
> No, not AFAIK, but it should be quite easy.
> I will need auth as well pretty soon for profiling. You can either beat
> me by sending a patch or hang in there and wait (I guess end of the
> year) till I implemend it.
> Basicly you have to do the following for auth, protected docs and
> profiling:
> 1) create a dir where the protected docs go
> 2) create a auth pipeline where you start the session
> 3) add profiling to the session in your profiling
> 4) change your skin pipelines to display the profiled content

There are a number of authorisation blocks in Cocoon. Take a look at the 
Cocoon docs and their wiki for examples. If you fancy having a go at 
implementing this before it reaches the top of Throsten's ToDo list we 
will be happy to advise on the best approach.


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