Person.canWrite(), Person.canAccess() should not only work for the current user

Bug #767293 reported by Abel Deuring on 2011-04-20
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Launchpad itself

Bug Description

For two reasons, a user can call the methods Person.canWrite() and Person.canAccess() only for himself:

1. These methods use the functions canWrite(), canAccess() from, and these functions check the permissions of the user of the current interaction.
2. Calling these methods for other persons than the current user might leak sensitve information. We should probably allow these methods only for LP admins, or perhaps for teams where the current user is a member.

Abel Deuring (adeuring) on 2011-04-20
Changed in launchpad:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
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