redturtle.deletepolicy 1.1.0

Modified policy for deleting objects in Plone 3
redturtle.deletepolicy is a Plone extension to change some parts of Plone and make possible for users to delete contents not so easily.

The Plone behaviour

Plone (Zope) base the power to delete object looking for the "Delete objects" permission on containers. This mean that normally users that can delete contents inside a folder can delete all contents. In our experience, no-one want a workflow that make possibile to users that can't modify a content, to be able to delete it.

This product change the Plone user interface behaviour, hiding the possibility to delete contents when you can't modify it.

How Plone works after the installation

For deleting a content you must have:

 * "Delete objects" permission on the parent folder
 * "Delete objects" permission on the content itself
 * Beeing able to modify the content (all the contents) you want to delete


This product is targeted on Plone UI. If you run a task, a 3rd party product or whatever piece of code that delete objects, this will run with the default Plone permissions (so, only checking the "Delete objects" on containers.

last updated on:
December 6th, 2010, 13:54 GMT
developed by:
RedTurtle Technology
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
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  • Project moved to the collective [keul]
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