Access to Category visible for users

At the moment, only Admins can see who has access to a Category via the settings:

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I frequently get asked ‘who has access’, and have to be very explicit in the description. However, this can be tricky when access changes a bit, or the group name changes as the Category descriptions don’t seem to dynamically update.

It would be wonderful to have a nice friendly view for those users who can see a Category that has the groups with access clearly visible. It would also be extremely helpful to have the Category moderators also available on the same view - at the moment this is only via /about or via a group mentioned in the description.

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Interesting, we have some internal discussion going about making the relationship between groups and categories more evident that @Dax is championing. We will keep this in mind.

One tricky thing we need to allow for is that in some cases secrecy is desired, so I am not sure if exposing this info is a default on / default off thing or if it is a global vs category group setting.

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How about just using the existing category and group permissions for that?

If the category is private, then only those in the groups with access can see it anyway.
If a group is private / hidden then it would also be hidden within the category for those users.

With my small brain, I can’t see any situation where that wouldn’t work.

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