[Dovecot] Plan: ACL changes

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Nov 26 15:28:53 EET 2010

On 26.11.2010, at 9.41, Thomas Leuxner wrote:

>> Plan #2: Add support for per-user default namespace ACLs. In the mail root directory if "dovecot-default-acl" file exists, it's used as the default ACLs. I'm not entirely sure what should happen if it conflicts with the global ACLs. Probably they both should be simply merged, since both can only be created by an admin. Probably the per-user ACL should be allowed to override the global ACLs.
> +1
> I remember the discussions where set around recursion for this
> feature: e.g. applying to newly created folders/mailboxes. Is this also
> planned by #2?

Not really. Also I'm no longer sure how useful this #2 would be, or how exactly it should work.. The use cases I can think of can be solved with global ACLs supporting wildcards.

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