[ic] Administrators by Affiliate

Strider Centaur strider@scifi-fantasy.com
Tue, 24 Oct 2000 00:53:38 -0400

    Wouldn't it just be allot easier to set them each up there own catalog, that
way they all get a separate admin, cant affect changes on each other, and then
link them at the top level so that it appears as one massive catalog?   All this
is easily done with interchange.

    The hard part would be the limiting them so they cant change the layout, the
admin tool only has one level of security from what I can tell and that allows
them to edit the html pages.   I may be wrong in this and would love to know if I

"Casey R. Tweten" wrote:

> I will have many affiliates using my site.
> <hope>
> I'd like to have one administrator for every affiliate.
> That administrator will only be able to dable in his own stuff.
> Example:
> Affiliate sells nails.
> The affiliate will only be able to adminisstrate things dealing with his nails
> like:
> * Get reports by his business
> * Change prices/features/sales for his nails
> * Change postal prices ( Not that important, really )
> What he can't do is:
> * Change the look of the site
> * Anything that doesn't directly deal with his products sales
> </hope>
> It isn't obvious to me how to proceed other than hacking the Interchange core,
> which I don't want to do unless really necissary.
> --
> print(join(' ', qw(Casey R. Tweten)));my $sig={mail=>'crt@kiski.net',site=>
> 'http://home.kiski.net/~crt'};print "\n",'.'x(length($sig->{site})+6),"\n";
> print map{$_.': '.$sig->{$_}."\n"}sort{$sig->{$a}cmp$sig->{$b}}keys%{$sig};
> my $VERSION = '0.01'; #'patched' by Jerrad Pierce <belg4mit at MIT dot EDU>
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Strider Centaur

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