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Re: Bug: Privileges tab doesn't show all roles

From: Aren Cambre <aren(at)arencambre(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Ashesh Vashi <ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bug: Privileges tab doesn't show all roles
Date: 2011-04-14 12:58:50
Message-ID: BANLkTinhLn=RneFn6jRHpZPoJWDdUyuHYQ@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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That's not a bad practice when you typically have one non-admin application
account per database. Using a role there just adds complexity. Complexity is
bad.

In this case, the remaining admin users can be a member of a special admin
role or super users.

Aren

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 7:54 AM, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:

>
>
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 1:51 PM, Aren Cambre <aren(at)arencambre(dot)com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks. I still consider this a usability bug. Even in enterprise IT, it
>> is not uncommon to apply users directly to certain databases if there is
>> only one user account that will be used to access a database (besides admin
>> users, who are all probably members of a superadmin role).
>>
>>
> Maybe, but that doesn't mean that our default configuration should aid such
> bad practice.
>
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