[wp-hackers] Breaking down the Edit_Pages capability

Andy Skelton skeltoac at gmail.com
Sat Jan 21 16:42:28 GMT 2006

On 1/21/06, Chris Casciano <chris at placenamehere.com> wrote:
> pages. The posts capabilities are granular enough, but the Edit_pages
> capability seems to wrap up both the ability to write new pages *and*
> edit existing ones into the one flag.
> Is there any particular reason for this setup or is it simply an
> oversight that comes with the first implementation of roles? Is there a

One thing to consider is that we do not have "draft pages" at this
time. The "draft" status makes it possible for Contributors to write
posts but not publish them or edit existing pages. Without the ability
to hold back a new page for moderation by an Editor, there is little
reason to split the capabilities for pages as you suggest.


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