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Editing Roles

edited July 2006 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
I was wondering why you can't set category access when editing roles. Right now you can specify which categories a role should have access to when you create it, but once it's created you can't edit that part anymore. Why is that?


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    MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    edited July 2006
    I wanted the category rules to be applied in one place instead of two.

    I considered moving the permissions back to the role and even did it briefly in development, but then the categories were confusing and frustrating. It was a lot nicer to pick a category and then uncheck (or check) all of the roles you wanted to edit rather than go into each role individually and remove (or apply) it's access.
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    Ah, I see. Perhaps it would be good to add a little note on the role creation page. Something like:
    Select the categories this role should have access to
    If you want to change the categories this role should have access to at a later point, you can do it on the Categories editing page.
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    kalikianakalikiana New
    edited July 2006
    Are these two possibilities not eventually the same? :)
    But I agree about the litte informative text...
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