[Pipet Devel] Access levels in VSH

J.W. Bizzaro bizzaro at geoserve.net
Wed Apr 5 10:27:14 EDT 2000

Brad Chapman wrote:
>     So to kind of bring these two ideas together for vsh, whoever sets
> up vsh has a 'root' login that they can use to start up a dl. They can
> then use this login to assign new logins to users, and can pick
> optional permissions, including restricting access to only certain
> nodes (or other data) and allowing or disallowing creation of new
> users. Now these users can create new users, but don't have the option
> of passing on the ability to create to these subsequent users (this
> prevents the Pandora's box problem Jeff mentioned).
>     What do you all think? How would the implementation for this be?
> Difficult?

Complex.  We can probably start with a simpler method for authentication and
worry about this later.

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