[Product-Developers] Re: Permissions for uploading new release to plone.org

Alex Clark aclark at aclark.net
Sat Sep 12 13:50:19 UTC 2009

On 2009-08-26, Alec Mitchell <apm13 at columbia.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 4:27 AM, Vincent Fretin<vincent.fretin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've the same problem for ArchGenXML. The problem is that the project
>> workflow doesn't set the Contributor role for the "Add portal content"
>> permission, only the Owner has it.
>> We should modify the workflow in PloneSoftwareCenter, do a new release an
>> update plone.org.
>> I didn't take the time to do the modification on PloneSoftwareCenter. If you
>> can do it, please go ahead.
>> Vincent Fretin
>> Ecreall
>> Site : http://vincentfretin.ecreall.com
>> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 11:38 AM, JC Brand <jc at opkode.com> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I would like to upload a new tarball to a product registered on Plone.org.
>>> http://plone.org/products/slc.publications/
>>> I'm using Jarn's mkrelease app:
>>>    mkrelease  -T -d plone  .
>>> The problem is that this product (slc.publications) is owned by  someone
>>> else in our company, Alex Pilz.
>>> He has given me all the permissions possible via the product folder's
>>> sharing tab (Edit, View, Review) but still I'm not able to upload the
>>> new release.
>>> I assume that I need the 'Manage add portal content' permission in this
>>> context.
>>> So my questions to you, the esteemed members of this mailing list, are:
>>> Am I correct that I need the "add portal content" permission, and is
>>> there a way that the project owner can give it to me?
>>> Alternatively, is there another way that I can be allowed to upload new
>>> releases to a product folder that I don't own?
> Perhaps its time to add "Owner" (probably with a nicer name) back to
> the set of shareable roles?  This seems to be a fairly general
> problem.

+1 It's fairly annoying that it's gone IMO.

> Alec
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