Roles in CollabNet?
neteler.osgeo at gmail.com
Fri Jun 30 08:11:41 EDT 2006
thanks for your quick reply.
On 6/30/06, Auke Jilderda <auke at collab.net> wrote:
> I am somewhat new to OSGeo.org and in the process of getting up to speed
> so don't know the historic context of the current situation but I can
> tell you how it works.
> The CollabNet infrastructure comes with a role based access model in
> which a user account has access rights and permissions to resource via
> having roles in projects. Each role defines a (hopefully coherent) set
> of access rights and permissions. The standard, out-of-the-box set of
> roles are described at . In addition, the infrastructure lets
> administrators define new and change existing roles.
> There currently are three roles defined that a user can request in your
> - Observer: Read-only access to project code; can also submit issues;
> 'observer' of project.
> - Contributor: Developer/User that contributes code via Project Tracker.
> - User: User or application developer that makes use of the software in
> the project.
thanks - I have added above list to our Wiki Collabnet FAQ.
> Question is exactly how these roles are intended. The current
> implementations of these roles make no sense to me so I will figure out
> who came up with this and sanitise the set up. We need at the least a
> project owner (full r/w access + ability to configure a project),
> developer (full r/w access), and observer (mostly read-only access).
> That said, I suggest you grant this person the Co-Project Owner role if
> you want him to have write access and Observer if you want him to have
> read-only access. I will keep you posted on the progress on this.
In this case I don't know the person. So I hesitate to grant write
access... I'll not assign a roles to this person till the situation
thanks for taking care,
> PS: I am in the process of setting up a support project to organise and
> streamline site support. That's why I already cc the help list that
> is not yet accessible. It soon will be.
> 1. https://www.osgeo.org/scdocs/ProjectRoles
> On Friday, June 30, 2006 11:05, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > Dear WebCom,
> > I am not sure to whom send this question...: I got below request and
> > would like to better understand the available CollabNet roles:
> > The person requested "Project Contributor role" - what does that mean?
> > The system suggests:
> > - Project Owner
> > - Co-Project Owner
> > - User
> > - Project Contributor
> > as options, but the help explains something else:
> > https://www.osgeo.org/scdocs/ProjectRoles
> > - Content Developer
> > - Content Viewer
> > - Developer
> > - Executive (Project Level)
> > - Observer
> > - Project Owner
> > The only identical one is "Project Owner"...
> > Any ideas? Answers should be added here:
> > http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Collabnet_FAQ#Project_Owner_Questions
> > thanks!
> > Markus
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