#163 ✓resolved
Kieran P

Allow editors to keep/delete existing, but not add/change, insecure elements in descriptions

Reported by Kieran P | February 11th, 2009 @ 03:58 PM | in 1.2

When someone edits an item, if they're not a site admin, then any insecure elements a site admin added is erased, which can be annoying. Same result if an site admins edits the content they made but forgets to tick "allow insecure content". So instead:

  • A site admin can create/edit an item with insecure elements
  • A non site admin edits it and can
    • Change secure content and save successfully
    • Move insecure content around and save successfully
    • Not change insecure content or it will fail validation
    • Not add insecure content or it will fail validation
    • Remove insecure content and save successfully
  • The "allow insecure content" option then effectively becomes "allow new insecure content"

These changes will make editing more flexible but keep things safe.

Work will be done using a method call from the controller, and Nokogiri to pass the description of existing item against the description submitted in the form.

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