> The basic security mechanism uses the attribute "m__roles__" in order
> to protect "m". If this attribute it "None", then "m" is public.
> Otherwise, it is expected to be a sequence of roles that are allowed
> to use "m".
> But, "ExtensionsClass" brings with it computed attributes. This allows
> "m__roles__" to be not a sequence but a method returning a sequence.
> When you protect "m" with a permission "p", then
> "m__roles__" is set to "PermissionRole(p)". This instance dynamically
> evaluates into a sequence of roles by crawling up the "aq_container"
> (which is correctly "aq_parent" after "aq_inner") chain and translating
> "p" into roles by interpreting the "permission-to-role" mapping
> it finds on its way to the application object.
> Therefore, "declarePublic" works for non-wrapped instances while
> "declareProtected" requires the wrapping.
> Dieter

Very well put, Dieter -- both as an explanation of the problem
at hand, as well as a general description of one of the more
esoteric regions of Zope.  I think it belongs in a document
somewhere.  Thanks.  I knew I read these email lists for a


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