> On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > > > Why does views default to 'select' permission for 'public'?
> > > > I think most people will never think of the possibility that others
> > > > will be able to SELECT their data through views.
> > > > Should not 'create view' at least print a NOTICE about this?
> > >
> > > Considering how much security we are putting around everything
> > > else, is it unreasonably to have both 'create view'/'create table' default
> > > to 'revoke all' to public, and 'grant all' to owner?
> > Most commercial databases don't do this.
> Well, just checked with Wayne (My Oracle Guru) and in Oracle,
> everything is private by default, and you open it up as required/desired
> to other ppl...
Microsoft SQL server too defaults to private and requires
explicit GRANT for public.
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