[WF-General] Access control in cyphesis

Alistair Riddoch alriddoch at worldforge.org
Mon Apr 16 05:30:13 PDT 2007

On 16/04/07, Erik Hjortsberg <erik.hjortsberg at iteam.se> wrote:
> I've started adding better authoring tools to ember. There are some
> screenshots over here:
> http://amber.worldforge.org/ember/screenshots/
> I'm wondering about the access controls in cyphesis. Both make and set ops
> seems to be available to non-admins, whereas delete ops are available for
> admins only. Is it trivial to change it so that non admin users don't have
> access to those ops?

Yes, very easy, but it has been left in to make debugging, testing and
demonstrating soo much easier.

> I do however think that currently we want to encourage users to tinker with
> our servers. There's been no problem with griefing so far etc., so we should
> keep the default settings to allow non admins to create and modify entities.
> Best would be if it were a config file switch (perhaps it already is?).

Yeah, tinkering is more important than stopping cheating. I will
consider making some kind of switch for it.

Alistair Riddoch
alriddoch at zepler.org

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