[RFC] Splitting global announcements from f_announce

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[RFC] Splitting global announcements from f_announce

Post by bantu » Sat May 01, 2010 5:17 pm

What?
I suggest to split the f_announce permission into f_announce (Permission to create an announcement in a specific forum) and a global permission f_announce_global (Permission to create a global announcement) or similar.

Why?
The ability to create global announcements is a powerful permission and something that administrators of big and middle size boards usually do not want to give to moderators who only moderate a subset of all forums. They however often want their moderators to be able to use both other topic types, sticky and announcement. This is not possible with phpBB 3.0.x.


Slightly related discussion topic: viewtopic.php?f=81&t=32544

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Re: [RFC] Splitting global announcements from f_announce

Post by naderman » Sat May 01, 2010 10:02 pm

Sounds like a good idea, should this be merged with the general revamp of global topics?

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Re: [RFC] Splitting global announcements from f_announce

Post by bantu » Sat May 01, 2010 10:12 pm

naderman wrote:Sounds like a good idea, should this be merged with the general revamp of global topics?
I was just making sure I do not forgot about this. I would have posted to the RFC for revamping global topics, but there is only a discussion topic right now. Nothing against merging it.

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Re: [RFC] Splitting global announcements from f_announce

Post by MichaelC » Sat May 01, 2010 10:40 pm

I think merging this and the other global topics RFC would work well.
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Re: [RFC] Splitting global announcements from f_announce

Post by ToonArmy » Sun May 02, 2010 2:05 am

I think this should be combined with the other RFC on a general improvements to global announcements. The problem I've had with them before is where clubs have their own forums and see this announcement in their section and so go and delete it, it'd be better if global announcements just took permissions from one forum.
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Re: [RFC] Splitting global announcements from f_announce

Post by Oleg » Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:21 am

Moved to 3.2 since global announcements had been merged without this.

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