[horde] Delegate ACL in Kronolith

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Thu Apr 9 10:05:21 UTC 2015

Zitat von Steffen <skhorde at smail.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de>:

> On Wed, 1 Apr 2015, Jan Schneider wrote:
>> Zitat von Steffen <skhorde at smail.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de>:
>>> What is the ACL "delegate" in Kronolith used for?
>>> http://lists.horde.org/archives/kronolith/Week-of-Mon-20120326/008094.html
>>> seems to explain, that delegate is used for CalDAV only?
>> No.
>>> The codes in ./add.php says:
>>>       if ($user != $GLOBALS['registry']->getAuth() &&
>>> !$kronolith_calendar->hasPermission(Kronolith::PERMS_DELEGATE)) {
>>> and $user is derived from the form data. If I share a calendar with only
>>> DELEGATE to some user, that user cannot even see this calendar and
>>> requires EDIT to add new or change existing events.
>> Correct, delegation is the creation of event on behalf of another  
>> user. Typical use case is a secretary creating events for their  
>> boss. If the boss gives the secretary delegation permissions, they  
>> can create an event in the boss' calendar, as if the boss had added  
>> it themselves.
> Hm, I do not get this to work with the GUI. I do not try with CalDAV.
> If I add only "delegate" perm for the secretary, the sec does  
> neither see the calendar nor add any events.
> If I add "show" and "delegate" perm, the sec may see free/busy  
> information and can add events in _basic_ mode only, but these  
> events are lost, they never get saved into the database. I do not  
> get any error or notification. In dynamic mode, the sec cannot add  
> events to the calendar at all.
> If I share "delegate" perm for the secretary and "show" for "Object  
> Creator", it's the same as above.
> If I give "edit", it does not matter, if "delegate" is given, too.  
> In both cases the newly added event has the sec as event_creator_id.
> What's a working configuration for delegate? I use
> kronolith                    4.2.5   stable
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Sounds like a bug.

Jan Schneider
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