"Parent" Usergroup

Note: We are moving the topics of this forum and it will be deleted at some point

Publish your own request for comments/change or patches for the next version of phpBB. Discuss the contributions and proposals of others. Upcoming releases are 3.2/Rhea and 3.3.
Post Reply
FringeFestivalFan
Registered User
Posts: 1
Joined: Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:48 am

"Parent" Usergroup

Post by FringeFestivalFan » Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:52 am

I apologize if this has been suggested already, but here's my suggestion.

I'm aware that some people use phpBB for their Group or Clan's forum, and have multiple usergroups, sometimes one "parent" group.
The option I'm suggesting is simple.
When creating a group (like a forum), you have the option to set the "parent" and then the "parent" group page, would show any "child groups" underneath the group leader and member listings of the "parent".

User avatar
Pony99CA
Registered User
Posts: 986
Joined: Sun Feb 08, 2009 2:35 am
Location: Hollister, CA
Contact:

Re: "Parent" Usergroup

Post by Pony99CA » Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:14 pm

In some sense, the Registered Users group is the "parent" group and all other groups adjust permissions based on that.

Based on the clan reference, it sounds like you want to be able to create a hierarchy (tree structure) of groups. That would presumably prevent adding people in Clan B into a Clan A group, but I'm not sure that it's really necessary. The Clan leader doesn't get to control groups anyway (unless he's been made an Admin, and then he can control all of the groups).

Steve
Silicon Valley Pocket PC (http://www.svpocketpc.com)
Creator of manage_bots and spoof_user (ask me)
Need hosting for a small forum with full cPanel & MySQL access? Contact me or PM me.

Post Reply