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Re: ACL design question

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-04-25 03:19:48 CEST

Helge Jensen wrote:

> Henderson, Michael D wrote:
>> Is there an issue on adding access control support to subversion, or
>> maybe a document outlining the design approach that may be taken?
>> ACLs or roles/groups?
> I've implemented simple ACL's using properties, for WRITE only.

Note that a real ACL implementation can't use properties, for two reasons:

    * you have to be able to change the ACL of a historic revision
    * ACLs must be attached to the path, not the node version (like
      properties do), and more than one path can refer to the same node

-- Brane

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