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Re: [HACKERS] Here it is - view permissions

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Mattias Kregert <matti(at)algonet(dot)se>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Here it is - view permissions
Date: 1998-02-23 13:06:33
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On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, Mattias Kregert wrote:

> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> > OK, but why would anyone want the old behavior?
> > 
> > I guess if you have a table that is not select-able by everyone, and you
> > create a view on it, the default permits will allow select to others.
> > You would have to set the permit on that view.  Is there more to that
> > pg_class flag you want to add?
> 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?

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