Re: [Evolution-hackers] Read-only folders

On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 10:16 -0500, Dan Winship wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-03-10 at 16:52, Scott MacLean wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > As far as I can tell, Evolution does not currently support the creation
> > of read-only folders (ie. addressbooks, calendars, etc.). Is this in
> > fact the case?
> As toshok said, read-only views are supported. The UI doesn't let you
> create a read-only folder, because that would be silly since it would
> have to remain empty forever. :)
> If you're asking from the point-of-view of writing a backend, you just
> have to return TRUE to the e_cal_backend_is_read_only /
> e_book_backend_is_read_only call.
> One issue that affects Exchange is that we don't currently have any
> granularity beyond read-only/read-write. You can't express permissions
> like "can modify but can't create" or "some objects are read-only,
> others are read-write". There's a bug about this somewhere in bugzilla.

This also affects LDAP, but unfortunately the ACL's aren't exposed to
the client so as far as I'm aware we'll never be able to fix it :/


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