When I said :That
way even if registered people (or currently un-registered can too)
people have the direct url, they can't delete it.:
I meant they can't download it. Sorry for the confusion.
On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 8:22 PM, chovynz <email address hidden> wrote:
> As far as I understand, that's not how it's supposed to work.
> Yes, it hides it from the search function (which is good), but I think a
> far more hidden "hidden" would be better. Since we aren't going to be
> deleting the clipart, I would *very* strongly recommend that the hidden
> level gets applied to all users except Librarians and SystemGOD's. That
> way even if registered people (or currently un-registered can too)
> people have the direct url, they can't delete it.
> Librarians and admins should have the sense not to use it for the reason
> of it being hidden. We can't rely on that assumption for registered
> users, and defintely not for unregistered users.
> The fact that they can still access it from OCAL via a direct link (all
> of which up until this point have been posted on public mailing list
> and/or websites like launchpad) tells me that we aren't trying hard
> enough to protect people from downloading things they shouldn't be (non-
> PD clipart) from OCAL. To my mind that makes us liable.
> To that end, I'm reopening this, and requesting that "hidden" clipart,
> become only accessible to Librarians and SystemGOD's, direct link or
> ** Changed in: openclipart
> Status: Invalid => Incomplete
> hidden clipart not hidden
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