this is my first post, so hello folks! I am thinking about a rights
management for my ruby on rails application. As usual, there will be
roles, groups, allowed actions, etc. At the moment, I try to imagine,
how this thing should work in detail. If there's an action named
"create comment" for example, i could do following (some pseudo-code):
1) if RightsController.checkAction(CREATE_COMMENT) then (...)
2) if RightController.checkAction() then (...)
Whereby the method in example no. 2 looks in the stack to find out the
calling method and the appropriate class to check whether the action
Maybe I can connect this to some before filter, I am relatively new to
ror, so I don't know exactly, if that's possible.
Besides this internal check, I plan to mask out all gui elements which
could cause actions not allowed. So it's for double-checking.
I look forward to your comments and suggestions about this topic.
Thank you alot!