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Re: default privileges wording

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: default privileges wording
Date: 2011-06-30 01:20:07
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On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 8:53 PM, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> wrote:
> How about this?
> PostgreSQL grants some types of objects some default privileges to
> PUBLIC.  Tables, columns, schemas and tablespaces grant no privileges
> to PUBLIC by default.  For other types, the default privileges granted
> to PUBLIC are as follows: CONNECT and CREATE TEMP TABLE for databases;
> EXECUTE privilege for functions; and USAGE privilege for languages.
> The object owner can, of course, REVOKE both default and expressly
> granted privileges.

That looks pretty good to me.  I'd probably say "grants default
privileges on some types of objects" rather than "grants some types of
objects default privileges", but YMMV.

Robert Haas
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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