Add download attachment as one of permission aside create/view and reply


(Tuan Anh Tran) #1

Add download attachment as one of permission aside create/view and reply


(Kane York) #2

How exactly would you propose this be done?

For the record, at the moment uploaded files do not pass through the Rails server at all, only Nginx - all uploads are public if you know the URL - therefore, this would be a significant performance hit at the least.


(Tuan Anh Tran) #3

Url generated by secret key of each user i think. Only applied for those who has download permission which will be a subset of userbase so it may reduce performance hit


(Kane York) #4

I suggest you use some other service to handle file downloading permissions. This is out of scope for Discourse.


(Sam Saffron) #5

I really don’t see what problem this feature would be solving.


(Mittineague) #6

I am more concerned about attachment upload being tied in with Trust Level and hope it will solve a lot of Moderator “approval” .work

I could see where attachment download might be useful for those wanting some sort of premium content thing, but that would be more plugin territory no?