[wp-hackers] User Capabilities

Scott Merrill skippy at skippy.net
Sun Jul 10 23:52:35 GMT 2005

Matthew Mullenweg wrote:
> Ryan Boren wrote:
>> Yeah, those three plus an editor would cover most of what people usually
>> want.  Arguably, the editor could be left to plugin territory. 
>> * Registered (Powerless, might be able to create drafts)
>> * Writer/Author (Can write and publish posts)
>> * Editor (Can edit other people's posts)
>> * Administrator (Root)
> Perfect. :)

So we're leaving it to plugins then to create a "Junior Author" or 
contributor role, which only allows the user to save drafts?

A lot of plugins are making use of registered, non-author users.  I 
think the following would be acceptable to the overwhelming majority of 
* Registered
* Contributor
* Author
* Editor
* Admin

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