[Koha] Improving permissions on lists (virtual shelves)

Marcel de Rooy M.de.Rooy at rijksmuseum.nl
Tue Dec 6 00:08:03 NZDT 2011

Point 4: An option like Moderate patron comments just to modify shared list names that would be inappropriate, insulting, etc. (since the list name is no longer private but visible to other users/patrons). 

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Zeno Tajoli [mailto:tajoli at cilea.it]
> Verzonden: maandag 5 december 2011 12:05
> Aan: Marcel de Rooy
> CC: koha
> Onderwerp: Re: [Koha] Improving permissions on lists (virtual shelves)
> Hi to all,
> Il 05/12/2011 11:42, Marcel de Rooy ha scritto:
> > Still hoping to get some feedback on this subject, I would now propose the following.
> Please respond to the list, if you agree or disagree.
> >
> > 1  Do not allow to create a public list in the OPAC. (Only private lists.)  Public lists are
> only created by staff users in the staff client.
> > 2  Add three permission options to any list: a) Allow adding entries b) Allow deleting
> your own entries (that you added)  and c) Allow deleting entries that someone else
> added.
> >    This makes the distinction between public list and open list no longer needed and
> adds some refinement in lists management.
> >    Only the owner of the list can change these permissions.
> > 3  Add a new (opac) feature to private lists: Share a list (with another patron).
> >    Let the user share access to a list by Koha sending an email with a URL including
> some (temporary) invitation key. When the invited patron clicks that URL (when logged
> in) he gains access (in accordance with the described permission options for that
> specific list).
> >    The invited patron can always 'delete' the shared list, i.e. delete the share.
> >    The owner can 'unshare' the list and remove all shares for that list.
> > 4  With respect to user privacy, a feature may be added in staff client to moderate
> shared list names.
> > 5  Possibly, libraries do not want patrons sharing lists. So the option could be
> disabled with a preference. In that case points 2 and 3 still apply.
> >
> > Note that the shared private list concept makes report 7281 (Hiding some lists)
> obsolete.
> > Bug 7310 will be used for this feature.
> I think that this RFC is a good develop about virtual shelves.
> Total OK on point 1.
> In my opinion i prefer not to use 'sharing lists' so for me point 5 is
> quite important.
> I don't understand very well why point 4.
> Cheers
> Zeno Tajoli
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