[scribus] collecting for output

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Tue Dec 10 11:21:20 UTC 2013

> On 10 Dec 2013, at 12:10, JLuc <jluc at no-log.org> wrote:
> Le 10/12/2013 11:18, Craig Bradney a écrit :
>> I agree that Scribus should maintain ownership settings on files
> > however the idea that it should change permissions on files based on the parent directory permissions is false.
> > There's no standard saying that a directory's settings must determine the file settings at all, anywhere on any OS .
> Whether it is a standard or not, it's a bad thing to restrict the permission to the user only.

No, it's called security and this is most important of all.
> The user ou creates the output is not the creator of the images
> or of the fonts or of color profiles,
> Why should the collected_for_output items have different rights
> than the original ones,
> and differents rights than the "collect-for-output" created SLA itself ?

Well exactly! Have the files set correctly originally, then Scribus should not be changing them.
> Whatever the uncommon reason for this - if there is one -,
> it is much more important to allow cooperative work,
> and to allow to share documents amongst the group.

Again, security control should be the highest concern. If there's a change of permissions by Scribus then we need to fix that but it should not be opening up security permissions, the folders and files should be correct already.


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