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Re: User roles and UI

Anatoly Volynets wrote:
> Ilya A. Volynets-Evenbakh wrote:
>> How does one become teacher of an object isn't 100% clear to me.
>> I guess one of course authors has to grant this right.
>> See more comments below..
> Thus far I understood it that any person can be a teacher if he wants
> to. He takes or compiles a course to teach for money or for free,
> organizes his own audience/clientèle/study group/etc. and does teaching
> using all teaching tools in his possession within UU (not many of them
> as of today)
Anyone can make his own course, and being author within it, he can
mark himself as a teacher, and teach it. However, considering that
being teacher grants certain access to what students of the course
are doing, we don't want to give anyone that access - it has to be
controlled by author.

>> I don't know (or don't remember) why we decided to make generic object
>> repository inaccessible to guests. Perhaps simply because average guest
>> does not need to see separate objects? OTOH, if person is coming to our
>> site in order to become a course author, access to repository as guest is
>> important. I guess I'll say, let's make it generally accessible, unless
>> someone
>> can remember why it was decided to do otherwise.
> I agree. We have to decide on set of things accessible for free and
> those ones - for payment as a matter of business. What it has to do with
> 'signing on' I cannot remember too.
OK, then repository accessible to everyone for browsing.

Ilya A. Volynets-Evenbakh
Total Knowledge. CTO

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