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Item3778: Lock WebPreferences to person creating web

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Followup to Item3699. The current setting - which requires TWikiAdminGroup to be able to change WebPreferences - makes it impossible for anyone but TWikiAdminGroup to create webs, because WebPreferences is Set ALLOWTOPICCHANGE to TWikiAdminGroup only. This might be appropriate for root webs, but for subwebs it's a total PITA. Additionally it causes masses of unit test failures.

A better solution would be to restrict access to the person who created the web; but the current settings are making hierarchical webs unusable.

Later: the same issue exists on the Main web, which causes most of the registration unit tests to fail.

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Moved above comment from Item3699 to this new bug item.

-- TWiki:Main/PeterThoeny - 17 Mar 2007

Fixed to support setting permissions appropriately, and also transfer arbitrary variable settings over from the form (better for customisation).

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Summary Lock WebPreferences to person creating web
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny
Codebase 4.1.2
SVN Range TWiki-4.1.2, Sat, 03 Mar 2007, build 13043
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Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed
WaitingFor

Checkins TWikirev:13881
TargetRelease minor
ReleasedIn 4.2.0
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Topic revision: r4 - 2008-01-22 - KennethLavrsen
 
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