Opened 2 years ago

Closed 21 months ago

Last modified 21 months ago

#18122 closed Cleanup/optimization (fixed)

Title is unclear at

Reported by: nick@… Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: 1.4
Severity: Normal Keywords: wording, heading, permissions, auth
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


"Limiting access to generic views" could be interpreted as "Limit the user's access such that he can only access generic views". What is meant is "Apply authentication tests to generic views".

The earlier headings "Limiting access to logged-in users", and "Limiting access to logged-in users that pass a test" use a different sense of "limiting access to", and the subtle change of meaning could be confusing:

(Limiting access to) (logged-in users),


(Limiting access to) (generic views)


(Limiting) (access to generic views)

Some suggested alternative headings:

  • Limiting access when using generic views
  • Limiting access for generic views
  • Limiting access with generic views
  • Applying authentication tests to generic views

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comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by jezdez

  • Needs documentation unset
  • Needs tests unset
  • Patch needs improvement unset
  • Triage Stage changed from Unreviewed to Accepted
  • Type changed from Uncategorized to Cleanup/optimization

comment:2 Changed 21 months ago by Tim Graham <timograham@…>

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In [964979e8ecec3ceccb2119ccb7270111b953611e]:

Fixed #18122 - Clarified section title regarding applying permissions to generic views.

comment:3 Changed 21 months ago by Tim Graham <timograham@…>

In [751a34e4b345c303c131bf72918073ec853a66aa]:

[1.4.x] Fixed #18122 - Clarified section title regarding applying permissions to generic views.

Backport of 964979e8ecec3ceccb2119ccb7270111b953611e from master.

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