[LON-CAPA-users] custom role privs

Ray Batchelor lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Thu, 22 Jan 2009 08:26:32 -0800

Thanks Stuart.

I was beginning to suspect this.  No worries!
I wanted to give a TA the ability to view instructorcomments.
I will now just make them an Instructor.


On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 8:08 AM, Stuart Raeburn <raeburn@msu.edu> wrote:
> Ray,
> Unfortunately LON-CAPA does not currently allow you to grant privileges to a
> custom role to view "<instructorcomment>this</instructorcomment>".
> The display of instructor comments is presently based on the user's current
> role, instead of on a user's privileges.  Any "instructorcomment" in a
> problem is displayed to a user with one of the following roles as his/her
> current role:
> Course Coordinator, Instructor, Author, Co-author, or Librarian
> To convert this to privilege-based access (more in keeping with LON-CAPA's
> philosophy) would entail modifying LON-CAPA to either check against one or
> more existing privileges assignable to custom roles or, alternatively,
> against a newly defined privilege which could be assigned to custom roles.
> Stuart Raeburn
> MSU LON-CAPA group
>> Which of the custom roles privileges options grants the role the
>> ability to view <instructorcomment>this</instructorcomment>?
>> Thanks,
>> Ray
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Raymond J. Batchelor, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC
V5A 1S8