[Mageia-webteam] Questions about the forum - Part II

Maât maat-ml at vilarem.net
Wed Apr 6 23:32:42 CEST 2011

Le 01/04/2011 20:08, Wolfgang Bornath a écrit :
> 3. Privileges in the forum have to be tied to the task of the
> group/user, nothing else.
> For simplicity I'd go for
>  - Admin group (creating/changing forum structures, creating groups,
> maintenance of the forum, making announcements about the forum, etc.)
>  - Global moderators = all moderators, where moderating means:
>  - - moving/merging/closing threads, editing posts (if necessary
> because of forum or legal rules), counseling users (positive and
> negative), announcing important things, etc.
>  - Special groups who could be additional moderators of one section,
> like packagers and translators who are not in Global Moderators but
> could be moderators and contacts for the "Packaging and Translating"
> section. They have privileges only in this section.
> That's all. Simple, transparent, easy to understand and to maintain
> and to scale if needed.
> We've been working with this setup for years (even before we switched
> to phpbb3). Moderators were happy, users knew who to turn to. Admin
> was happy :)

Do you realise that you precisely describe what we have set up on the mageia forums from the beginning ?




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