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  • From: Jeff McCullough <>
  • To: Grouper-Users <>
  • Subject: [grouper-users] read privileges
  • Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:12:22 -0700

I’ve noticed that read privileges are not carried if a group is added to
another group. For example, if I create a group A, and assign view
privileges, another user X can see the group name but not the membership.
That makes sense. If I add a couple people to the group, and then have user X
create a group B, then add group A to it. User X can now see the members of
group A as indirect members in group B. If user X clicks on the group A
within the membership of group B though, they are told they can’t see the
membership because they don’t have the correct privileges. So on the one hand
they can actually see the membership of group A (as indirect members in group
B), but not if they try to open the group directly. Shouldn’t it be


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